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dominie

[ dom-uh-nee, doh-muh- ]
/ ˈdɒm ə ni, ˈdoʊ mə- /
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noun

Chiefly Scot. a schoolmaster.
a pastor in the Dutch Reformed Church.
Chiefly Hudson Valley. a pastor or minister.

RELATED WORDS

cleric, clergyman, assistant, pastor, priest, minister

Nearby words

dominicale, dominican, dominican republic, dominicans, dominick, dominie, dominion, dominion day, dominions, dominique, dominium

Origin of dominie

First recorded in 1605–15; variant of domine
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dominie

/ (ˈdɒmɪnɪ) /

noun

a Scot word for schoolmaster
a minister or clergyman: also used as a term of address

Word Origin for dominie

C17: from Latin dominē, vocative case of dominus lord
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