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prior2

pri·or2

prior2

 
pronunciation:
praI r
part of speech: noun
definition: a priest in charge of a monastery or other religious house, ranking second to an abbot.
similar words:
brother, cenobite, cleric, ecclesiastic, monastic, monk, priest, prioress
derivation: priorship (n.)