[ pres-ter ]
/ ˈprɛs tər /
a legendary Christian monk and potentate of the Middle Ages, supposed to have had a kingdom in some remote part of Asia or Africa and associated with fabulous narratives of travel.
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British Dictionary definitions for prester john
/ (ˈprɛstə) /
a legendary Christian priest and king, believed in the Middle Ages to have ruled in the Far East, but identified in the 14th century with the king of Ethiopia
Word Origin for Prester John
C14 Prestre Johan, from Medieval Latin presbyter Iohannes Priest John
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