clergyman

[ klur-jee-muhn ]
/ ˈklɜr dʒi mən /
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noun, plural cler·gy·men.

a member of the clergy.
an ordained Christian minister.

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Origin of clergyman

First recorded in 1570–80; clergy + -man
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British Dictionary definitions for clergyman

clergyman
/ (ˈklɜːdʒɪmən) /

noun plural -men

a member of the clergyGender-neutral form: vicar, priest
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