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Meaning of PRIORESS

Pronunciation:  'prIuris

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the superior of a group of nuns
 

PRIORESS is a 8 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: abbess, mother superior
 
 See Also: Bride, Bridget, Brigid, Heloise, Saint Bride, Saint Bridget, Saint Brigid, St Bride, St Bridget, St Brigid, superior

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pri"or*ess\, n. [OF. prioresse.]
A lady superior of a priory of nuns, and next in dignity to
an abbess.

 

 

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