from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A parish priest.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A curate; a pardon.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Roman Catholic parish priest in France or in a French country.
French, from Old French, from Medieval Latin cūrātus; see curate1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)