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ostiarius

Definitions of ostiarius
  1. noun
    the lowest of the minor Holy Orders in the unreformed Western Church but now suppressed by the Roman Catholic Church
    synonyms: doorkeeper, ostiary
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    type of:
    clergyman, man of the cloth, reverend
    a member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church
    Holy Order, Order
    (usually plural) the status or rank or office of a Christian clergyman in an ecclesiastical hierarchy
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