Lay-people



[ley-pee-puh l] /ˈleɪˌpi pəl/

plural noun
1.
laymen and laywomen collectively.
[ley-pur-suh n] /ˈleɪˌpɜr sən/
noun
1.
a person who is not a member of the clergy; one of the laity.
2.
a person who is not a member of a given profession, as law or medicine.
n.

1972, gender-neutral version of layman.

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