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  1. One who has high and controlling authority in sacred things; the chief of a sacred order; as, princely hierarchs.

Etymology

Late Latin hierarcha, Greek ἱεράρχης, hierarchēs; sacred (akin to Sanskrit ishiras vigorous, fresh, blooming) + leader, ruler, from to lead, rule: compare French hiérarque




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