acolyte defined in 1939 yearacolyte - Acolyte (Greek akolouthos, attendant);
acolyte - Name given in the Roman Catholic Church to a young cleric of the fourth minor order ranking next to a subdeacon. His office, first mentioned at Rome in the 3rd century, was that of a candle-bearer. The name is also given in the Anglican church to one who performs the same duty.
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