Meaning of chaplain

chap•lain

Pronunciation: (chap'lin), [key]
— n.
  1. an ecclesiastic attached to the chapel of a royal court, college, etc., or to a military unit.
  2. a person who says the prayer, invocation, etc., for an organization or at an assembly.
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