parishioner


pa·rish·ion·er

noun \pə-ˈri-sh(ə-)nər\

: a person who goes to a particular local church : a person who belongs to a parish

Full Definition of PARISHIONER

:  a member or inhabitant of a parish

Examples of PARISHIONER

  1. the parishioners of First Baptist Church

Origin of PARISHIONER

Middle English parisshoner, probably modification of Anglo-French parochien, from paroche
First Known Use: 15th century

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