Meaning of confessor

con•fes•sor

Pronunciation: (kun-fes'ur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who confesses.
  2. a priest authorized to hear confessions.
  3. a person who confesses faith in and adheres to the Christian religion, esp. in spite of persecution and torture but without suffering martyrdom.
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