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Hospitaller

noun Hos·pi·tal·ler \-təl-ər\

Definition of Hospitaller

  1. :  a member of a religious military order established in Jerusalem in the 12th century



Variants of hospitaller

or Hospitaler play \-təl-ər\

Origin of hospitaller

Middle English hospiteler, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin hospitalarius, from Late Latin hospitale


First Known Use: 14th century


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