Definition of altarist in English:

altarist

noun

  • A person responsible for the altar and its furnishings, accessories, etc.; one who attends to an altar.

    In later use historical or in Roman Catholic contexts.

Pronunciation

altarist

/ˈɔːltərɪst/ /ˈɒltərɪst/

Origin

Late Middle English. From post-classical Latin altarista altar attendant from classical Latin altāre + -ista.