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Trappist

noun Trap·pist \ˈtra-pist\

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
Trappist adjective
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Origin of TRAPPIST

French trappiste, from La Trappe, France
First Known Use: 1814

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