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seminarian

[sem-uh-nair-ee-uh n] /ˌsɛm əˈnɛər i ən/
noun
1.
a student in a theological seminary.
Also, seminarist
[sem-uh-ner-ist] /ˈsɛm ə nər ɪst/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1575-1585
1575-85; seminary + -an
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seminarian

/ˌsɛmɪˈnɛərɪən/
noun
1.
a student at a seminary
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Word Origin and History for seminarian
n.

"seminary student," 1580s, from seminary + -ian.

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