The definition of a parson is a member of the clergy, particularly in the Anglican tradition.(noun)
An example of a parson is a Protestant minister.
See parson in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME persone < OFr < ML persona, a beneficed priest, orig., person < L: see person
See parson in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English, parish priest
Origin: , from Old French persone
Origin: , from Medieval Latin persōna
Origin: , from Latin, character; see person.
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