follow Dictionary.com

Stories We Like: A Guide to the Comma

infirmarian

[in-fer-mair-ee-uh n] /ˌɪn fərˈmɛər i ən/
noun
1.
(in a religious house) a person who nurses the sick.
Origin
1660-1670
1660-70; infirm(ary) + -arian
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for infirmarian

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for infirmarian

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends