sacristan

noun sac·ris·tan \ ˈsa-krə-stən \

Definition of sacristan

: a person in charge of the sacristy and ceremonial equipment; also : sexton

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Origin and Etymology of sacristan

Middle English, from Medieval Latin sacristanus, from Latin sacr-, sacer


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