noun \ˈma-rə-ˌnīt\

Definition of MARONITE

:  a member of a Uniate church chiefly in Lebanon having a Syriac liturgy and married clergy

Origin of MARONITE

Medieval Latin maronita, from Maron-, Maro 5th century a.d. Syrian monk
First Known Use: 1511


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