Clergyman



[klur-jee-muh n] /ˈklɜr dʒi mən/

noun, plural clergymen.
1.
a member of the .
2.
an ordained Christian minister.
/ˈklɜːdʒɪmən/
noun (pl) -men
1.
a member of the clergy Gender-neutral form vicar, priest
n.

1570s, from clergy + man (n.).

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