Definition of Provisor

1. n. One who provides; a purveyor.



Definition of Provisor

1. Noun. A deputy of a Roman Catholic bishop. ¹

2. Noun. The holder of a papal provision. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Provisor

1. someone granted by the pope a right to fill a vacancy [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Provisor

provision
provisional
provisional job
provisionality
provisionally
provisionals
provisionary
provisioned
provisioner
provisioners
provisioning
provisions
proviso
proviso quod
provisoes
provisor (current term)
provisorily
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provisory
provisos
provisour
provitamin
provitamin A
provitamins
provocate
provocateur
provocateurs
provocation

Literary usage of Provisor

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1. Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan by John Lloyd Stephens (1854)
"Among the most interesting visitors was the venerable provisor, ... The venerable provisor received this letter as from a brother in the Church, ..."

2. Glasghu Facies: A View of the City of Glasgow; Or, An Account of Its Origin by John M'Ure, James Frederick Skinner Gordon (1873)
"... or provisor, who furnishes the Table with provisions, the Principal's Servant, a Janitor and Cook. BENEFACTORS TO THE COLLEGE. ..."

3. A General Vocabulary of Latin by Joseph Henry Allen (1872)
"... F., province, charge. provincialis, e, of a province. provisio, onis, F., foresight. proviso, with foresight. proviso, 3, go out to see. provisor, oris, ..."

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