parishioner

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Middle English parisshoner, from earlier parisshen (c. 1200), from Old French paroissien, parochien, from paroisse (English parish).[1] Equivalent to parish + -ian + -er.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pəˈɹɪʃənə(ɹ)/, /pəˈɹɪʃnə(ɹ)/

Noun[edit]

parishioner (plural parishioners)

  1. A member of a parish.

Translations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ parishioner” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2019.

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

parishioner

  1. Alternative form of parisshoner