Premonstratensian


Pre·mon·stra·ten·sian

noun \ˌprē-ˌmän(t)-strə-ˈten(t)-shən\

Definition of PREMONSTRATENSIAN

:  a member of an order of canons regular founded by St. Norbert at Prémontré near Laon, France, in 1120

Origin of PREMONSTRATENSIAN

Medieval Latin praemonstratensis, from praemonstratensis of Prémontré, from Praemonstratus Prémontré
First Known Use: 1695

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