Meaning of confessionary

con•fes•sion•ar•y

Pronunciation: (kun-fesh'u-ner"ē), [key]
— adj., n., pl. -ar•ies.
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to confession, esp. auricular confession of sins.
—n.
  1. a confessional.
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