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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. [1913 Webster] 2. Belonging to, or vested in, bishops; as, episcopal jurisdiction or authority; the episcopal system. [1913 Webster]