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