Today's word of the day is:

 

Votary

 

Dictionary.com defines votary as:

 

noun

a person who is bound by solemn religious vows, as a monk or a nun.
an adherent of a religion or cult; a worshiper of a particular deity or sacred personage.
a person who is devoted or addicted to some subject or pursuit: a votary of jazz.
a devoted follower or admirer.

adjective

consecrated by a vow.
of or pertaining to a vow.