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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From earlier prevoire, from Vulgar Latin *previterum, *prebiterum, from Latin presbyterum, accusative of presbyter (cf. the synonym prestre derived from the nominative form). Compare Occitan preveire.

NounEdit

provoire m ‎(oblique plural provoires, nominative singular provoires, nominative plural provoire)

  1. priest

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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

DescendantsEdit