variants or parochine
plural -s
: parish

Word History


probably back-formation from Scots parochiner parishioner, from Middle English (northern dialect) parochoner, parochanar, from Middle English parochien, parochin parishioner (from Medieval Latin parochianus, from Late Latin parochia parish + Latin -anus -an) + -er

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“Parochin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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