Meaning of autocephalic in English:

autocephalic

adjective

Christian Church
  • Autocephalous.

Pronunciation

autocephalic

/ˌɔːtə(ʊ)sɪˈfalɪk/ /ˌɔːtə(ʊ)kɛˈfalɪk/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Brown's Quarterly Review. From post-classical Latin autocephalicus from autocephalus + -icus.