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  9. people in religion
  10. clergy
  11. priestesses
Scope note
Female clergy, particularly in ancient times, who perform sacrificial, ritualistic, mediatorial, interpretative, or ministerial functions. In modern usage, females who perform the duties of priests are often called "priests."
Accepted term: 20-May-2024