dominie[däm′ə nē; for 2, usually dō′mə-]
- in Scotland, a schoolmaster
- Informal any pastor or clergyman
Origin of dominie; from vocative (domine) of Classical Latin dominus: see dominate
- A cleric.
- A schoolmaster.
Origin of dominieObsolete domine, clergyman, from Latin, vocative of dominus, lord; see dem- in Indo-European roots.
Alteration of domine, with spelling changed to reflect pronunciation.