Mis"sion*ary (?), n.; pl. Missionaries (#). [Cf. F. missionnaire. See Mission, n.]

One who is sent on a mission; especially, one sent to propagate religion.


Missionary apostolic, a Roman Catholic missionary sent by commission from the pope.


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Mis"sion*a*ry, a.

Of or pertaining to missions; as, a missionary meeting; a missionary fund.


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