clerk regular

noun

Definition of clerk regular

: a religious combining monastic life with the ministry of a diocesan priest

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History and Etymology for clerk regular

translation of Medieval Latin canonicus regularis

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“Clerk regular.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clerk%20regular. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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