Definition of Primus

1. Noun. The presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church of Scotland.

Generic synonyms: Bishop



2. Noun. A portable paraffin cooking stove; used by campers.
Exact synonyms: Primus Stove
Generic synonyms: Cooking Stove, Kitchen Range, Kitchen Stove, Range, Stove

Definition of Primus

1. n. One of the bishops of the Episcopal Church of Scotland, who presides at the meetings of the bishops, and has certain privileges but no metropolitan authority.

Definition of Primus

1. Noun. One of the bishops of the Episcopal Church of Scotland, who presides at the meetings of the bishops, and has certain privileges but no metropolitan authority. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Primus

1. the head bishop of Scotland [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Primus

primrose paths
primrosed
primroselike
primroses
primrosy
prims
primsie
primsier
primsiest
primula
primulaceous
primulas
primulin
primum mobile
primus (current term)
primuses
primy
primæval
prince's-feather
prince's-plume
prince's pine
prince-bishop
prince bishop
prince consort
prince regent
princed
princedom

Literary usage of Primus

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1. The Lives of the Saints by Sabine Baring-Gould (1874)
"primus AND FELICIAN, MM. (ABOUT AD 303.) [AH Latin Martyrologies. Roman Martyrology. ... The martyrs were separated, and primus was sent to prison. ..."

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