Definition of Redemptorist
: a member of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer founded by St. Alphonsus Liguori in Scala, Italy, in 1732 and devoted to preaching
Origin of redemptorist
French rédemptoriste, from Late Latin redemptor redeemer, from Latin, contractor, from redimere
First Known Use: 1835
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