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Princeton's WordNet

  1. seminarian, seminaristnoun

    a student at a seminary (especially a Roman Catholic seminary)


  1. seminaristnoun

    A student training to be a priest at a Roman Catholic seminary.

  2. seminaristnoun

    A member of a seminar.


  1. seminarist

    A seminary, school of theology, theological seminary, or divinity school is an educational institution for educating students (sometimes called seminarians) in scripture, theology, generally to prepare them for ordination to serve as clergy, in academics, or mostly in Christian ministry. The English word is taken from the Latin seminarium, translated as seed-bed, an image taken from the Council of Trent document Cum adolescentium aetas which called for the first modern seminaries.In the United States, the term is currently used for graduate-level theological institutions, but historically it was used for high schools.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Seminaristnoun

    a member of, or one educated in, a seminary; specifically, an ecclesiastic educated for the priesthood in a seminary

  2. Etymology: [Cf. F. sminariste.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of seminarist in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of seminarist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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