noun. ['ˈdiːkənəs'] a woman deacon.
- -ess (English)
- -esse (French)
- deacon (English)
- diacon (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
Rhymes with Deaconess
Sentences with deaconess
1. Noun, singular or mass
Today, the role of the deaconess is to be an intermediary between other women and church officials.