missioner

noun
mis·​sion·​er | \ ˈmi-sh(ə-)nər How to pronounce missioner (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web Eby will continue to serve as outreach missioner at the Church of the Nativity and as priest-in-charge at St. Timothy’s Church in Athens. al, "Episcopal bishops ordain three priests," 1 Dec. 2020 After 15 years of doing mission promotion and spending time as a missioner in Tanzania East Africa, by special agreement with the Missionaries of the Holy Apostles and the Archbishop of Hartford, Fr. courant.com, "Mark Bonsignore," 23 July 2019

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First Known Use of missioner

1654, in the meaning defined above

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“Missioner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/missioner. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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