Pardoner



[pahr-dn-er] /ˈpɑr dn ər/

noun
1.
a person who .
2.
(during the Middle Ages) an ecclesiastical official authorized to sell indulgences.
/ˈpɑːdənə/
noun
1.
(before the Reformation) a person licensed to sell ecclesiastical indulgences
n.

“man licensed to sell papal pardons or indulgences,” mid-14c., agent noun from pardon (v.).

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