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One entry found for curate.
Main Entry: cu·rate
Pronunciation: primarystresskyudotr-schwat
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English curate "member of the clergy," from Latin curatus (same meaning), from cura "spiritual charge of souls," from earlier cura "care, healing" --related to ACCURATE, CURE
: a member of the clergy who assists the rector, pastor, or vicar of a church

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