bow priest

noun

Definition of bow priest

: a Zuñi ceremonial group leader and high-ranking member of the religious hierarchy

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History and Etymology for bow priest

bow entry 3 + priest; from the fact that he is also a leader in war

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“Bow priest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bow%20priest. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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