confessarius

noun

con·​fes·​sar·​i·​us
ˌkänˌfeˈsa(a)rēəs
plural confessarii
-rēˌī,
-rēˌē
: one who receives confessions
especially : father confessor

Word History

Etymology

Medieval Latin, from Latin confessus + -arius

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“Confessarius.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/confessarius. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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