Results for elder

Definitions of elder:

part of speech: noun

One who is older: an ancestor: one advanced to office on account of age: one of the office- bearers in the Presbyterian Church.

part of speech: noun

A small tree with a spongy pith, bearing useful purple berries.

part of speech: noun

One advanced in life; an office- bearer in a Presbyterian church.

part of speech: noun

One older in age, rank, or station; in certain Protestant churches, a governing officer, or minister; a shrub with a spongy pith and purple berries.

part of speech: adjective

Older: having lived a longer time: prior in origin.

part of speech: adjective

Senior; opposed to younger; older; comp. degree of old.

part of speech: adjective

Older; prior in time, origin, or appointment.

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