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 (sĕm′ə-nâr′ē-ən) also sem·i·nar·ist (-ĭst)
A student at a seminary.


(Education) a student at a seminary


(ˌsɛm əˈnɛər i ən)

also sem•i•na•rist

(ˈsɛm ə nər ɪst)

a student in a theological seminary.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.seminarian - a student at a seminary (especially a Roman Catholic seminary)
Church of Rome, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church, Roman Catholic - the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
educatee, pupil, student - a learner who is enrolled in an educational institution


[ˌsemɪˈnɛərɪən] N seminarist [ˈsemɪnərɪst] Nseminarista m


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