Meaning of acolyte
Pronunciation: (ak'u-līt"), [key]
- an altar attendant in public worship; altar boy.
- a member of the highest-ranking of the four minor orders.
- the order itself. Cf. exorcist (def. 2),lector(def. 2),ostiary(def. 1).
- any attendant, assistant, or follower.
- acolyte (Thesaurus)