episcopal


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Episcopal \E*pis"co*pal\, a. [L. episcopalis, fr. episcopus: cf.
   F. ['e]piscopal. See Bishop.]
   1. Governed by bishops; as, an episcopal church.
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   2. Belonging to, or vested in, bishops; as, episcopal
      jurisdiction or authority; the episcopal system.
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