Ecumenical Definition

Of worldwide scope or applicability; universal.
American Heritage
Of or concerning the Christian Church or Christendom as a whole.
Webster's New World
Furthering or intended to further the unity or unification of Christian churches.
Webster's New World
Of or having to do with ecumenism.
Webster's New World

Origin of Ecumenical

  • From Late Latin oecūmenicus from Greek oikoumenikos from (hē) oikoumenē (gē) (the) inhabited (world) feminine present passive participle of oikein to inhabit from oikos house weik-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From ecumenic +‎ -al.

    From Wiktionary

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