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Sulpician

Sulpician

noun Sul·pi·cian \ˌsəl-ˈpi-shən\

Definition of SULPICIAN

:  a member of the Society of Priests of St. Sulpice founded by Jean Jacques Olier in Paris, France, in 1642 and dedicated to the teaching of seminarians

Origin of SULPICIAN

French sulpicien, from Compagnie de Saint-Sulpice Society of St. Sulpice
First Known Use: 1786

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