seminarian etymology

English word seminarian comes from English -an, English seminary

Detailed word origin of seminarian

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-an English (eng) Appended to nouns to form an agent noun. (When males with a profession are distinguished from females, males are -an, females -(i)enne.). Of or pertaining to; an adjectival suffix appended to various words, often nouns, to make an adjective form. (Often added to words of Latin origin, but also used with words of other origins. When a word ends in a, -n is used instead.).
seminary English (eng) (Mormonism) A class of religious education for youths ages 14–18 that accompanies normal secular education.. (by extension) The place or original stock from which anything is brought or produced.. (obsolete) Seminal state or polity.. A Roman Catholic priest educated in a foreign seminary; a seminarist.. A piece of ground where seed is sown for producing plants for transplantation.. A private [...]
seminarian English (eng) Someone who studies at a seminary.

Words with the same origin as seminarian

Descendants of -an
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Descendants of seminary