Latin definition for: sacrista, sacristae


  • declension: 1st declension
  • gender: common


  1. sacristan (one charged with books/treasury of church/monastery)
  2. vestryman
  • Age: Latin not in use in Classical times (6-10th centuries) Christian
  • Area: Ecclesiastic, Biblical, Religious
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: Frequent, top 2000+ words
  • Source: L.F. Stelten, “Dictionary of Eccles. Latin”, 1995 (Ecc)

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