Sulpician

Sulpician

[suhl-pish-uhn]
noun Roman Catholic Church.
a member of a society of secular priests founded in France in 1642, engaged chiefly in training men to teach in seminaries.

Origin:
1780–90; < French sulpicien, after la Campagnie de Saint Sulpice the Society of St. Sulpice, named after the church where its founder was pastor; see -ian

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