Meaning of co-stander in English:

co-stander

Pronunciation /ˌkəʊˈstandə/

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noun

Christian Church
  • A person belonging to the fourth or highest order of penitents in the early Orthodox Church, permitted to attend services but not to take communion.

Origin

Early 18th century. From co- + stander, after post-classical Latin consistentes (plural) and its model Hellenistic Greek συνιστάμενοι (plural).