epis·co·pal /ɪˈpɪskəpəl, bəl/
1. Governed by bishops; as, an episcopal church.
2. Belonging to, or vested in, bishops; as, episcopal jurisdiction or authority; the episcopal system.
adj 1: of or pertaining to or characteristic of the Episcopal
church; "the Episcopal hierarachy"; "married by an
Episcopalian minister" [syn: Episcopalian]
2: denoting or governed by or relating to a bishop or bishops