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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] clēricus < Ancient Greek κληρικός (klērikos) < κλῆρος (klēros) "a casting lots, drawing lots", (Eur.; many officers at Athens obtained their offices by lot, as opp. to election [Liddell and Scott])

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cleric

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  1. A clergy member

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