Definition of Trappist
: a member of a reformed branch of the Roman Catholic Cistercian Order established by the Abbot de Rancé in 1664 at the monastery of La Trappe in Normandy
Origin of trappist
French trappiste, from La Trappe, France
First Known Use: 1814
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