A Protestant denomination based on the doctrines of John Calvin and governed by elders (presbyteros is the Greek word for “elder”). The Presbyterian Church was founded in Scotland, where it is the established church, supported by the government.
Note: The Presbyterian Church is strong in Northern Ireland, Canada, the United States, and other places where people of Scottish descent are found.
|the Protestant denomination adhering to the views of John Calvin|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|the offspring of a zebra and a donkey.|