priest , (fem.) priestess
1 (Christianity) a person ordained to act as a mediator between God and man in administering the sacraments, preaching, blessing, guiding, etc.
2 (in episcopal Churches) a minister in the second grade of the hierarchy of holy orders, ranking below a bishop but above a deacon
3 a minister of any religion
4 (Judaism) a descendant of the family of Aaron who has certain privileges in the synagogue service
5 (in some non-Christian religions) an official who offers sacrifice on behalf of the people and performs other religious ceremonies
6 sometimes cap a variety of fancy pigeon having a bald pate with a crest or peak at the back of the head
7 (Angling) a small club used to kill fish caught
8 to make a priest; ordain, (Related adj)
(Old English preost, apparently from presbyter; related to Old High German prester, Old French prestre)
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus
Add your entry in the Collaborative Dictionary.