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Cistercian

noun Cis·ter·cian \sis-ˈtər-shən\

Definition of CISTERCIAN

:  a member of a monastic order founded by St. Robert of Molesme in 1098 at Cîteaux, France, under Benedictine rule
Cistercian adjective

Origin of CISTERCIAN

Medieval Latin Cistercium Cîteaux
First Known Use: 1611

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