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noun 
  1. An older person or an older member, usually a leader, of some community.
We were presented to the village .
  1. An officer of a church, sometimes having teaching responsibilities
  2. (Mormon) The lowest office in the Melchizedek priesthood.
After being a member of the Church for a while, Bill was ordained to the office of .
  1. (Mormonism) One ordained to the office of elder.
Jack had been an for only a few days when he received a new calling.
  1. (Mormonism) Male missionary, title for a male missionary; title for a general authority.
The elders are coming over for dinner tonight.
One of the long-time leaders in the Church is Elder Packer.
  1. A small tree of the genus Sambucus having white flowers in a cluster, and purple berries.
  2. (context, paganism) A priest or priestess in the modern pagan tradition known as Asatru or Heathenry.
Translations: 
  • French: sureau
  • German: Holunder
  • Italian: sambuco
  • Spanish: sauco
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adjective 
  1. comparative, Comparative of old; greater than another in age or seniority.
    • The of the two was also an -statesman
Translations: 
  • Spanish: antiguo, anciano

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