cardinal priest

noun

Definition of cardinal priest

: a member of the second order of cardinals originally but now only titularly in charge of a parish church at Rome

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History and Etymology for cardinal priest

translation of Medieval Latin presbyter cardinalis

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“Cardinal priest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cardinal%20priest. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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