votary
1. [ noun ] (religion) a priest or priestess (or consecrated worshipper) in a non-Christian religion or cult
Examples:

: "a votary of Aphrodite"

Related terms: priest bacchant bacchante vestal_virgin
2. [ noun ] (religion) one bound by vows to a religion or life of worship or service
Examples:

: "monasteries of votaries"

Related terms: religious
3. [ noun ] a devoted (almost religiously so) adherent of a cause or person or activity
Examples:

: "the cultured votary of science"

Related terms: disciple
Similar spelling:   voter