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Noun: acolyte  'a-ku,lIt
  1. 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
  2. A person who accepts the leadership of another
    - follower

Derived forms: acolytes

Type of: clergyman, Holy Order, individual, man of the cloth, mortal, Order, person, reverend, somebody, someone, soul

Encyclopedia: Acolyte