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pres·by·te·ri·al

 (prĕz′bĭ-tîr′ē-əl, prĕs′-)
adj.
Of or relating to a presbyter or the presbytery.

pres′by·te′ri·al·ly adv.

presbyterial

(ˌprɛzbɪˈtɪərɪəl)
adj
(Protestantism) of or relating to a presbyter or presbytery. Also: presbyteral
ˌpresbyˈterially adv

pres•by•te•ri•al

(ˌprɛz bɪˈtɪər i əl, ˌprɛs-)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to a presbytery.
[1585–95]
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