Past-orate

pastorate

[pas-ter-it, pah-ster-]
noun
1.
the office or term of office of a pastor.
2.
a body of pastors.
3.
parsonage ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1785–95; < Medieval Latin pāstōrātus, equivalent to Latin pāstōr-, stem of pāstor (see pastor) + -ātus -ate3

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pastorate (ˈpɑːstərɪt)
 
n
1.  the office or term of office of a pastor
2.  a body of pastors; pastors collectively

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