Shriner

[ shrahy-ner ]
/ ˈʃraɪ nər /

noun

a member of a fraternal order (Ancient Arabic Order of Nobles of the Mystic Shrine) that is an auxiliary of the Masonic order and is dedicated to good fellowship, health programs, charitable works, etc.

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Origin of Shriner

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90; shrine + -er1
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