Oratorian

[awr-uh-tawr-ee-uh n, -tohr-, or-]Roman Catholic Church
adjective
  1. of or relating to the Oratorians.

Origin of Oratorian

First recorded in 1635–45; oratory2 + -an
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Oratorian

noun
  1. a member of the religious congregation of the Oratory
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