from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An adherent of social or philosophical pluralism.
- n. Ecclesiastical A person who holds two or more offices, especially two or more benefices, at the same time.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person who holds multiple offices, especially a clergyman who holds more than one ecclesiastical benefice.
- n. An advocate of pluralism (in all senses)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A clerk or clergyman who holds more than one ecclesiastical benefice.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A clergyman who holds at the same time two or more ecclesiastical benefices.
- n. An advocate of the theory that the human races have developed from a number of ancestral forms: opposed to monogenist.
- n. In general, one who recognizes a plurality, as of causes, reals, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a philosopher who believes that no single explanation can account for all the phenomena of nature
- n. someone who believes that distinct ethnic or cultural or religious groups can exist together in society
- n. a cleric who holds more than one benefice at a time
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