parson

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noun par·son \ˈpär-sən\

Definition of parson

  1. 1 :  rector

  2. 2 :  clergyman; especially :  a Protestant pastor

Origin and Etymology of parson

Middle English persone, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin persona, literally, person, from Latin


First Known Use: 13th century


PARSON Defined for English Language Learners

parson

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noun par·son \ˈpär-sən\

Definition of parson for English Language Learners

  • : a minister who is in charge of a parish

  • : a member of the clergy and especially a Protestant pastor


PARSON Defined for Kids

parson

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noun par·son \ˈpär-sən\

Definition of parson for Students

  1. :  1minister 1



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