parishioner


parishioner

noun

  1. one of the community or inhabitants of a parish.

noun

  1. a member of a particular parish

n.mid-15c., with -er (1), from earlier parishen “parishioner” (c.1200), from Old French paroissien, parochien, from paroisse (see parish). Doublet form parochian was obsolete by 1700.

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