English-Swedish translation of acolyte

Translation of the word acolyte from english to swedish, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

acolyte in Swedish

religionnoun akolut [u]
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Definitions of acolyte
1. acolyte - 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
  clergyman, man of the cloth, reverend a member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church
  holy order, order the sacrament of ordination
  altar boy a boy serving as an acolyte
  thurifer an acolyte who carries a thurible
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An acolyte is anyone who performs ceremonial duties such as lighting altar candles. In other Christian Churches, the term is more specifically used for one who wishes to attain clergyhood.

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