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priestess

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noun priest·ess \ˈprēs-təs\

Simple Definition of priestess

  • : a woman who leads or performs religious ceremonies in some religions

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of priestess

  1. 1 :  a woman authorized to perform the sacred rites of a religion

  2. 2 :  a woman regarded as a leader (as of a movement)

1654

First Known Use of priestess

1654


PRIESTESS Defined for Kids

priestess

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noun priest·ess \ˈprē-stəs\

Definition of priestess for Students

  1. :  a woman who has the authority to lead or perform religious ceremonies




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