presbytère

noun pres·by·tère \ ˌprezbəˈte(ə)r \

Definition of presbytère

plural -s
:the residence of a Roman Catholic parish priest

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Origin and Etymology of presbytère

French, from Middle French presbitaire presbytère, group of priests serving a particular church, from Medieval Latin presbyterium group of priests, priesthood, from Late Latin, group of presbyters, office of a presbyter, presbytery (part of a church where the clergy sit)


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