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Sulpician

[ suhl-pish-uhn ]
/ sʌlˈpɪʃ ən /
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noun Roman Catholic Church.

a member of a society of secular priests founded in France in 1642, engaged chiefly in training men to teach in seminaries.

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Origin of Sulpician

1780–90; <French sulpicien, after la Campagnie de Saint Sulpice the Society of St. Sulpice, named after the church where its founder was pastor; see -ian
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