Definition of Presbyterian noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

Presbyterian

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌprɛzbəˈtɪriən//
 
, NAmE//ˌprɛsbəˈtɪriən//
 
 
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a member of a branch of the Christian Protestant Church that is based on the teachings of John Calvin and is governed by elders who are all equal in rank.
Presbyterianadjective
 
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a Presbyterian church/minister
Presbyterianism
 
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NAmE//ˌprɛzbəˈtɪriəˌnɪzəm//
 
, NAmE//ˌprɛsbəˈtɪriəˌnɪzəm//
 
noun [uncountable]