Shriner

noun
Shrin·​er | \ ˈshrī-nər How to pronounce Shriner (audio) , especially Southern ˈsrī- \

Definition of Shriner

: a member of a secret fraternal society that is non-Masonic but admits only Master Masons to membership

First Known Use of Shriner

1886, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Shriner

Ancient Arabic Order of Nobles of the Mystic Shrine

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The first known use of Shriner was in 1886

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“Shriner.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Shriner. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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