Definition of subdean in English:

subdean

noun

  • An official who acts as deputy to a dean; especially a deputy to the chief resident cleric of a collegiate church.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in William Langland (c1325–c1390), poet. Partly (i) from Anglo-Norman souzdean and Middle French soubdean.

Pronunciation

subdean

/ˌsʌbˈdiːn/