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votary

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noun vo·ta·ry \ˈvō-tə-rē\

Simple Definition of votary

  • : a devoted follower of or believer in a religion, a cause, etc.

Full Definition of votary

plural vo·ta·ries

  1. 1 archaic :  a sworn adherent

  2. 2 a :  devotee b :  a devoted admirer

  3. 3 a :  a devout or zealous worshipper b :  a staunch believer or advocate

Examples of votary

  1. <a votary of the religious leader>



Origin of votary

Latin votum vow


First Known Use: 1546

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