Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French prestre.

NounEdit

prestre m (plural prestres)

  1. priest

DescendantsEdit

  • French: prêtre

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin presbyter (nominative form). Cf. also provoire, which derived from the accusative form.

NounEdit

prestre m (oblique plural prestres, nominative singular prestres, nominative plural prestre)

  1. priest

Usage notesEdit

  • According to some sources, prestre and provoire are inflected forms of the same word. This is however unlikely, as the two rarely appear in texts together

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DescendantsEdit