Definition of Patriarchist in English:

Patriarchist

noun

Orthodox Church
historical
  • A supporter of the Patriarch of Constantinople against the Exarch of Bulgaria during the schism of 1872–1945.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Daily Record. From patriarch + -ist.

Pronunciation

Patriarchist

/ˈpeɪtrɪɑːkɪst//ˈpatrɪɑːkɪst/