pénitencier

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pénitence +‎ -ier

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pe.ni.tɑ̃.sje/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

pénitencier m (plural pénitenciers)

  1. penitentiary, prison
  2. (Roman Catholicism) a priest who administers the sacrament of absolution

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