Sulpician

noun
Sul·​pi·​cian | \ ˌsəl-ˈpi-shən How to pronounce Sulpician (audio) \

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

First Known Use of Sulpician

1786, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Sulpician

French sulpicien, from Compagnie de Saint-Sulpice Society of St. Sulpice

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“Sulpician.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sulpician. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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