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parishioner

[puh-rish-uh-ner]
noun
one of the community or inhabitants of a parish.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English; earlier parishion, Middle English paroschian, -ien, -en < Old French paroissien. See parish, -ian, -er1

parishionership, noun
nonparishioner, noun
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parishioner (pəˈrɪʃənə)
 
n
a member of a particular parish

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parishioner
late 15c., from parish. Outlasted its older doublet parochian (late 13c.), which was obsolete by 1700.
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