confession-aries

confessionary

[kuhn-fesh-uh-ner-ee]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to confession, especially auricular confession of sins.
noun, plural confessionaries.
2.
Archaic. a confessional.

Origin:
1600–10; < Medieval Latin confessiōnārius, equivalent to confessiōn- confession + -ārius -ary

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