vicar foranevicar fo·rane
R.C.Ch. dean (sense )
Origin of vicar foranevicar + Medieval Latin foraneus, outside the episcopal city, rural, for Late Latin foranus: see foreign
nounpl. vicars forane Roman Catholic Church
A priest who by a bishop's appointment exercises limited jurisdiction over the clergy in a district of a diocese.
Origin of vicar foranevicar + Late Latin foraneus, living away, foreign; see foreign.