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 for Ecumenical Bishop
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ecumenic \Ec`u*men"ic\, Ecumenical \Ec`u*men"ic*al\, a. [L.
     oecumenicus, Gr. ? (sc. ?) the inhabited world, fr. ? to
     inhabit, from o'i^kos house, dwelling. See Economy.]
     General; universal; in ecclesiastical usage, that which
     concerns the whole church; as, an ecumenical council.
     [Written also [oe]cumenical.]
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Ecumenical Bishop, a title assumed by the popes.
  
     Ecumenical council. See under Council.
        [1913 Webster]

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