Anglican ADJECTIVE relating to the Church of England or any Church in communion with it.
NOUN a member of any of these Churches.
DERIVATIVES Anglicanism noun.
ORIGIN Latin Anglicanus, from Anglus 'Angle' .

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  • anglican — anglican, ane [ ɑ̃glikɑ̃, an ] adj. et n. • 1554; lat. médiév. anglicanus ♦ Qui appartient à l anglicanisme. Église anglicane. Évêque, pasteur anglican. N. Adepte de l anglicanisme. Un anglican, une anglicane. ● anglican, anglicane adjectif et… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • anglican — ANGLICÁN, Ă, anglicani, e, s.m. şi f., adj. 1. s.m. şi f. Adept al anglicanismului. 2. adj. Care ţine de anglicanism, care se referă la anglicanism. – Din fr. anglican. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  anglicán s …   Dicționar Român

  • anglican — anglican, ane (an gli kan, ka n ) adj. 1°   Qui a rapport à la religion dominante en Angleterre. Rite, culte anglican. Église anglicane. 2°   S. Celui, celle qui est de la religion anglicane. Un anglican, une anglicane.    Il ne se met qu après… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • anglican — ANGLICAN, ANE. adj. Il ne se dit que De ce qui a rapport à la Religion dominante en Angleterre. Le Rit Anglican. L Église Anglicane. IlestAnglican. [b]f♛/b] Il est aussi substantifen parlant Des personnes. Ce Ministre est un Anglican …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • Anglican — [aŋ′gli kən] adj. [ML Anglicanus < Anglicus, of England, of the Angles (see ANGLE)] 1. of England or its people or culture 2. of the Church of England or of any other church in the Anglican Communion n. any member of the Church of England or… …   English World dictionary

  • Anglican — An gli*can, a. [Angli the Angles, a Germanic tribe in Lower Germany. Cf. {English}.] 1. English; of or pertaining to England or the English nation; especially, pertaining to, or connected with, the established church of England; as, the Anglican… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anglican — An gli*can, n. 1. A member of the Church of England. [1913 Webster] Whether Catholics, Anglicans, or Calvinists. Burke. [1913 Webster] 2. In a restricted sense, a member of the High Church party, or of the more advanced ritualistic section, in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anglican — (adj.) 1630s, of the reformed Church of England (opposed to Roman), from M.L. Anglicanus, from Anglicus of the English people, of England (see ANGLICIZE (Cf. anglicize)). The noun meaning adherent of the reformed Church of England is first… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Anglican — Anglicanisme L anglicanisme est une confession chrétienne dont l origine remonte au XVIe siècle lorsque le roi d Angleterre Henri VIII rompt avec le pape et Rome. La plupart des Églises se reconnaissant dans cette confession sont rassemblées …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Anglican — [[t]æ̱ŋglɪkən[/t]] Anglicans 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n Anglican means belonging or relating to the Church of England, or to the churches related to it. ...the Anglican Church. Anglican priest. ...the Anglican community. 2) N COUNT An Anglican is a… …   English dictionary

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