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Oratorian

[ awr-uh-tawr-ee-uhn, -tohr-, or- ]
/ ˌɔr əˈtɔr i ən, -ˈtoʊr-, ˌɒr- /
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noun
a member of an Oratory.
adjective
of or relating to the Oratorians.
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Origin of Oratorian

First recorded in 1635–45; oratory2 + -an

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British Dictionary definitions for Oratorian

Oratorian
/ (ˌɒrəˈtɔːrɪən) /

noun
a member of the religious congregation of the Oratory
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