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The root of the word is "overseer." It refers to a Bishop. It also refers to the
Christian denomination, the
Of, relating to, or involving church government by bishops. 3.
denoting or governed by or relating to a bishop or bishops.
mid-15c., "belonging to or characteristic of bishops," from Middle French