infirmarian

[ in-fer-mair-ee-uh n ]
/ ˌɪn fərˈmɛər i ən /

noun

(in a religious house) a person who nurses the sick.

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Origin of infirmarian

First recorded in 1660–70; infirm(ary) + -arian
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