Noun(1) a senior clergyman and dignitary(2) any placental mammal of the order Primates; has good eyesight and flexible hands and feet
(1) He therefore persuaded the primate of Numidia to consecrate Augustine to be coadjutor bishop of Hippo.(2) Catholic primate Archbishop Sean Brady will officiate at this morning's Mass in St Patrick's Cathedral, Armagh.(3) His views were borne out by letters of support from two Catholic bishops, the Church of Ireland primate and the Presbyterian Church.(4) the primate of Poland(5) I became a priest, then a bishop, then a primate .(6) The development of the role of the Archbishop of Canterbury from Lambeth 1988 through the Virginia Report and now the Windsor Report offers an alternative: Anglicans may voluntarily accept a primatial ministry at the worldwide level.(7) In 1192 Celestine III declared that the Ecclesia Scoticana was subject to the papacy alone and was free from the primatial claims of York.(8) On a visit to Rome in 442, he was commissioned by Pope Leo the Great to organise the Catholic Church of Ireland and on his return made Armagh the primatial see and established bishops in various places.(9) The independence of the Scottish bishops from the province of York was recognized by Pope Celestine III in 1192, though the primatial see was not raised to archiepiscopal status until 1472.(10) Dr Williams has summoned the top 38 leading bishops, or primates , from across the world for a meeting in London in October.(11) This new Bulgarian Church embraced eight dioceses, Tirnovo being the primatial see, but the union with Rome was not of long duration.(12) An opposable thumb is generally seen as a defining characteristic of primates , but in spider monkeys it is greatly reduced or entirely absent.(13) One of the world's most diverse primates , lemurs range in size from a mouse to a medium-size dog.(14) Until now, babbling had been observed only in humans and a few primates , such as pygmy marmosets.(15) Besides eating fruit, primates consume leaves, nuts, insects, and other prey.(16) As for the primates such as monkeys and baboons, the main effect of the high temperatures is that they lose their appetites.
1. high priest ::
2. prelate ::
3. hierarch ::
4. archpriest ::
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Not easy living
with a temperamental little PRIMATE.
The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 21
Really? I don't know how much
you know about PRIMATE behavior...
The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 3
is the building block
of PRIMATE psychology.
The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 6
- Where'd you get that?
- From an orangutan in the Primate Lab.
The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 6
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