Synonyms
Etymology

1. deaconess

noun. ['ˈdiːkənəs'] a woman deacon.

Synonyms

  • deacon

Etymology

  • -ess (English)
  • -esse (French)
  • deacon (English)
  • diacon (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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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.

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