a) A person who holds multiple offices, especially a clergyman who holds more than one ecclesiastical benefice.
b) An advocate of pluralism (in all senses)

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  • Pluralist — Plu ral*ist, n. (Eccl.) A clerk or clergyman who holds more than one ecclesiastical benefice. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] Of the parochial clergy, a large proportion were pluralists. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • pluralist — plu·ral·ist (plo͝orʹə lĭst) n. 1. An adherent of social or philosophical pluralism. 2. Ecclesiastical. A person who holds two or more offices, especially two or more benefices, at the same time. * * * …   Universalium

  • Pluralist — A cleric who held more than one Church office, e.g. *prebend or *benefice. It was common practice in this period. Many pluralists were foreigners appointed by the pope; such men were doubly resented. However, some senior members of the Church,… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

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