laity

as in church
the people of a religion who are not priests, ministers, etc. a member of the laity The laity has played an important role in the history of the church.

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“Laity.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/laity. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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