Protopope

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Protopope (Gr. Ch) One of the clergy of first rank in the lower order of secular clergy; an archpriest; -- called also protopapas.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n protopope Same as protopapas.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Proto-, + pope,: cf. F. protopope, Russ. protopop',

Usage

In literature:

Then, hurriedly going up to the protopope, whispered something in his ear.
"The Green Book" by Mór Jókai
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