Meaning of presbyterian
Pronunciation: (prez"bi-tēr'ē-un, pres"-), [key]
- pertaining to or based on the principle of ecclesiastical government by presbyters or presbyteries.
- (cap.) designating or pertaining to various churches having this form of government and professing more or less modified forms of Calvinism.
- (cap.) a member of a Presbyterian church; a person who supports Presbyterianism.
- presbyterian (Thesaurus)