/ tʃæplən /
Množina reči chaplain je chaplains.
ETYM French chapelain, from Late Lat. capellanus, from capella. Related to Chapel.
A clergyman ministering to some institution.
1. A clergyman in charge of a chapel.
2. A clergyman officially attached to a branch of the military, to an institution, or to a family or court.
3. A person chosen to conduct religious exercises (as at a meeting of a club or society).
4. A clergyman appointed to assist a bishop (as at a liturgical function).