black robe

noun

Definition of black robe

: a Roman Catholic priest especially : a Roman Catholic missionary to the American Indians

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“Black robe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/black%20robe. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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