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Definition of the noun acolyte

What does acolyte mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: acolytes

  1. someone who assists a priest or minister in a liturgical service; a cleric ordained in the highest of the minor orders in the Roman Catholic Church but not in the Anglican Church or the Eastern Orthodox Churches
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic terms: clergyman / man of the cloth / reverend = a member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church; Holy Order / Order = the status or rank or office of a Christian clergyman in an ecclesiastical hierarchy
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Alternative definition of the noun acolyte

noun

  1. (ecclesiastical) One who has received the highest of the four minor orders in the Catholic Church, being ordained to carry the wine, water and lights at Mass.
  2. An attendant, assistant or follower.

Characters

  1. Acolyte: In many Christian denominations, an acolyte is anyone who performs ceremonial duties such as lighting altar candles. In others, the term is used for one who has been inducted into a particular liturgical ministry, even when not performing those duties.
  2. Acolyte is a fictional character from the 2012 film Moonrise Kingdom.
  3. Acolyte is a fictional character from the 1998 film Hilary and Jackie.
  4. Acolyte is a fictional character from the 1995 film Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest.
  5. Acolyte is a fictional film character.

Artwork

"Acolyte" is an artwork by Anjolie Ela Menon.

  • also known as Acolite

Music

  1. "Acolyte" is the debut studio album by the English alternative dance band Delphic, released by Polydor Records on 11 January 2010. It was recorded mostly in Ewan Pearson's Berlin studio. The album was released in Australia and New Zealand on 22 January via Modular and in the United States on 29 June 2010 by Dangerbird Records.
  2. "Acolyte" is a musical album of Caledonian.

Groups

  1. Acolyte is a musical group.
    • album: "Oceans of Blood"
  2. Acolyte is a UK black metal band.
    • album: "Leng"

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Acolyte

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Google previewSince My Last Confession (2012)

A Gay Catholic Memoir by Scott Pomfret

The acolyte is the holy busboy. The eucharistic minister is the ...

Google previewWinsome Whelp (2014)

by Marie Carnegie

An acolyte is an assistant to a clergyman. Advent in the Christian calendar is the three weeks before Christmas. Apollyon is Satan. Gertrude Gumbert Schmidt's languid and sweaty husband looked like Apollyon. Apostasy isabjuring one's ...

Google previewWallace's Monthly (1889)

An Illustrated Magazine Devoted to Domesticated Animal Nature

Acolyte is a well-bred and good horse, but $40,000 horses are scarce!

Google previewAnglican Young People's Dictionary (2004)

by June A. English

The word acolyte comes from a Greek word meaning "one who serves." Acolytes are lay- people, often teenagers, who serve the church by assisting the priest or deacon during services. Acolytes may carry a banner or incense at the beginning ...

Google previewThe Queer Encyclopedia of the Visual Arts (2012)

by Claude Summers

would establish bonds of friendship and love with a child acolyte (chigo). The representation of youthful male figures as ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Catholicism (2012)

by William J. Collinge

ACOLYTE. (From Gk akolouthos, “follower.”) A minister who assists the priest (and deacon) at the altar.

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Religion (2005)

Acolyte : One who assists the priest or celebrant and other clergy at the altar during a Christian service, ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church (2005)

by Frank Leslie Cross, Elizabeth A. Livingstone

acolyte tery to Constantinople, where they are mentioned in the 12th cent. AS early as the time of Marcellus they had modified the exaggerated poverty enjoined by Alexander, and later possessed one of the most famous monastic libraries in ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1999)

by John Clute, John Grant

ACOLYTE, THE . protagonists sometimes seem little more than impersonating MASKS of figures sunk deep in time. Sometimes the impersonation is less a ravishment of these protagonists than a masquerade: PA's interest in music hall and ...

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Laity Sunday 2008 - Acolyte

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Small photo of KERALA - JULY 30: Acolyte of a Hindu Priest on Vavu Bali on JULY 30, 2011 in Varkala, Kerala, India. Thousands of Pilgrims flock to Varkala every year to offer Vavu Bali to the dead.Small photo of Pontevedra, SPAIN - APRIL 17, 2014: A young acolyte with lanterns in hand, participating in an Easter procession through the city.Small photo of Pontevedra, SPAIN - APRIL 17, 2014: A boy dressed acolyte wait between hooded, to march in the procession of Holy Week.Small photo of Pontevedra, SPAIN - APRIL 17, 2014: A boy dressed acolyte wait between hooded, to march in the procession of Holy Week.Small photo of Pontevedra, SPAIN - APRIL 17, 2014: A boy dressed acolyte wait to march in the procession of Holy Week.Small photo of Pontevedra, SPAIN - APRIL 17, 2014: A boy dressed acolyte wait between hooded, to march in the procession of Holy Week.Small photo of Pontevedra, SPAIN - APRIL 17, 2014: A boy dressed acolyte wait to march in the procession of Holy Week. More...

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Acolyte Meaning

Video shows what acolyte means. One who has received the highest of the four minor orders in the Catholic Church, being ordained to carry the wine, water and ...

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The acolyte at the gate reads scriptures he has never learned.
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Scrabble value of A1C3O1L1Y4T1E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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