parson

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From Anglo-Norman, from Old French persone (parson, person), from Medieval Latin persona (parson, person), from Latin persona (person).

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parson (plural parsons)

  1. An Anglican cleric having full legal control of a parish under ecclesiastical law; a rector.
  2. A Protestant minister.

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Noun[edit]

parson m (oblique plural parsons, nominative singular parsons, nominative plural parson)

  1. Alternative form of persone (in the sense "parson")