Prester meaning

(obsolete) A priest or presbyter.

Prester John.

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A meteor or exhalation formerly supposed to be thrown from the clouds with such violence that by collision it is set on fire.
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One of the veins of the neck when swollen with anger or other excitement.
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Origin of prester

  • New Latin, from Ancient Greek [script?], meaning "to kindle or burn", and "to blow up, swell out by blowing".
    From Wiktionary
  • Old French prestre. See priest.
    From Wiktionary