- (in a religious house) a person who nurses the sick.
Origin of infirmarian
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To quiet him, the infirmarian was obliged to ask Sister if the patient might have it.The Miraculous Medal
Jean Marie Aladel
Some were appointed to help the infirmarian in the hospital.
The infirmarian, in great alarm, asked if she was suffering much.
The infirmarian tells me that you wish to say something to me.
It is doubtful if, in his excited condition, he had seen the infirmarian at all.