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Noun: votary  vow-tu-ree
  1. One bound by vows to a religion or life of worship or service
    "monasteries of votaries"
  2. A priest or priestess (or consecrated worshipper) in a non-Christian religion or cult
    "a votary of Aphrodite"
  3. A devoted (almost religiously so) adherent of a cause, person or activity
    "the cultured votary of science"

Derived forms: votaries

Type of: adherent, disciple, non-Christian priest, priest, religious

Encyclopedia: Votary