Definition of Prester John in English:

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Prester John

Pronunciation: /ˈprɛstə/
A legendary medieval Christian king of Asia, said to have defeated the Muslims and to be destined to bring help to the Holy Land.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French prestre Jehan, from medieval Latin presbyter Johannes 'priest John'.

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