curacy

noun

cu·​ra·​cy ˈkyu̇r-ə-sē How to pronounce curacy (audio)
ˈkyər-
plural curacies
: the office or term of office of a curate

Word History

First Known Use

1682, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of curacy was in 1682

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Cite this Entry

“Curacy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/curacy. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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