presbytère

noun pres·by·tère \ˌprezbəˈte(ə)r\

Definition of presbytère

plural

-s

  1. :  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) — more at presbytery


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