Definitions for "Subdeacon"
One belonging to an order in the Roman Catholic Church, next interior to the order of deacons; also, a member of a minor order in the Greek Church.
a person ordained to office in the Church, ranking after the three major orders of bishops, priests and deacons.
a clergyman an order below deacon; one of the Holy Orders in the unreformed western Christian Church and the eastern Catholic Churches but now suppressed in the Roman Catholic Church