pénitencier

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

pénitence +‎ -ier

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pe.ni.tɑ̃.sje/
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NounEdit

pénitencier m (plural pénitenciers)

  1. penitentiary, prison
  2. (Roman Catholic Church) a priest who administers the sacrament of absolution

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