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seminarian

[ sem-uh-nair-ee-uhn ]
/ ˌsɛm əˈnɛər i ən /
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noun
a student in a theological seminary.
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Also sem·i·na·rist [sem-uh-ner-ist]. /ˈsɛm ə nər ɪst/.

Origin of seminarian

First recorded in 1575–85; seminary + -an
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British Dictionary definitions for seminarian

seminarian
/ (ˌsɛmɪˈnɛərɪən) /

noun
a student at a seminary
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