Elder – 1. An individual who is older than you. 2. One who lived during an earlier period. 3. An individual who has authority due to age and experience. (The village elders.) 4. A senior ordained minister whom has responsibilities to help administer the church through pastoral guidance, preach, teach, preside at ceremonies, rituals, and celebrations; and lead congregations.
ancestor, older, senior,
junior, younger, youngin
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