Noun pardoner has 2 senses
  1. pardoner, forgiver, excuser - a person who pardons or forgives or excuses a fault or offense
    --1 is a kind of person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul
    Derived form: verb pardon2
  2. pardoner - a medieval cleric who raised money for the church by selling papal indulgences
    --2 is a kind of
    cleric, churchman, divine, ecclesiastic
    --2 has particulars: absolver
    Derived form: verb pardon2