Lectorate



[lek-ter] /ˈlɛk tər/

noun
1.
a lecturer in a college or university.
2.
Roman Catholic Church.

/ˈlɛktɔː/
noun
1.
a lecturer or reader in certain universities
2.
(RC Church)

n.

late 14c., “reader, a cleric in one of the minor orders,” from Late Latin lector “reader,” agent noun from Latin legere “to read” (see lecture (n.)). Related: Lectorship.

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