Definition of provisor
4 : a cleric acting as an assistant to or vicar for an archbishop or bishop : an ecclesiastical deputy
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Origin and Etymology of provisor
Middle English provisour, from Anglo-French, Medieval Latin, & Latin; Anglo-French provisour ecclesiastical provisor, from Medieval Latin provisor ecclesiastical provisor, guardian, administrator, from Latin, one that provides, from provisus (past participle of providēre to provide) + -or
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