Definition of infirmarer in English:

infirmarer

noun

historical
  • A person in charge of the infirmary in a medieval monastery.

    • ‘The body was washed and prepared for burial by the women of the family (or by the monastic infirmarer, in the case of a monk or nun), and either shrouded or placed in a coffin.’
    • ‘The infirmarer was allowed to speak to the inmates of the infirmary, but was to do so quietly and in designated areas.’
    • ‘The prior, or he who holds his power, if the sickness of the brother requires immediate assistance, shall tell the infirmarer.’

Origin

Late Middle English: from Old French enfermerier, from enfermerie ‘infirmary’, based on Latin infirmus (see infirm).

Pronunciation

infirmarer

/ɪnˈfəːm(ə)rə/