Meaning of apostolic

ap•os•tol•ic

Pronunciation: (ap"u-stol'ik), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or characteristic of an apostle.
  2. pertaining to or characteristic of the 12 apostles.
  3. derived from the apostles in regular succession.
  4. of or pertaining to the pope; papal.
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