Dictionary

sacristan

noun sac·ris·tan \ˈsa-krə-stən\

Definition of SACRISTAN

:  a person in charge of the sacristy and ceremonial equipment; also :  sexton

Origin of SACRISTAN

Middle English, from Medieval Latin sacristanus, from Latin sacr-, sacer
First Known Use: 14th century

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: sacristyPrevious Word in the Dictionary: sacristAll Words Near: sacristan
April 25, 2015
lissome Hear it
nimble or easily flexed
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears