provoire

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier prevoire, from Vulgar Latin [Term?] *previterum, *prebiterum, from Latin presbyterum, accusative of presbyter (cf. the synonym prestre derived from the nominative form). Compare also Occitan preveire.

Noun[edit]

provoire m ‎(oblique plural provoires, nominative singular provoires, nominative plural provoire)

  1. priest

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Usage notes[edit]

According to some sources, prestre and provoire are inflected forms of the same word. This is however unlikely, as the two rarely appear in texts together

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