Meaning of epistle
Pronunciation: (i-pis'ul), [key]
- a letter, esp. a formal or didactic one; written communication.
- (usually cap.) one of the apostolic letters in the New Testament.
- (often cap.) an extract, usually from one of the Epistles of the New Testament, forming part of the Eucharistic service in certain churches.
- epistle (Thesaurus)