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fossor

[fos-er] /ˈfɒs ər/
noun
1.
(in the early Christian church) a minor clergyman employed as a gravedigger.
Also called fossarian.
Origin of fossor
1850-1855
1850-55; < Latin: digger (Late Latin: gravedigger), equivalent to fod(ere) to dig + -tor -tor, with dt > ss
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