Definition of Carthusian
: a member of an ascetic contemplative religious order founded by St. Bruno in 1084
Origin of carthusian
Medieval Latin Cartusiensis, from Cartusia Chartreuse, motherhouse of the Carthusian order, near Grenoble, France
First Known Use: 1526
Rhymes with carthusian
affusion, allusion, collusion, conclusion, confusion, contusion, delusion, diffusion, effusion, elusion, exclusion, extrusion, illusion, inclusion, infusion, intrusion, Malthusian, obtrusion, occlusion, perfusion, prelusion, profusion, prolusion, protrusion, reclusion, seclusion, transfusion, Venusian
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