Alexian

noun Alex·ian \ə-ˈlek-shən, -ˈlek-sē-ən\

Definition of Alexian

plural

-s

  1. :  a member of a Roman Catholic order devoted to care of the sick

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Origin and Etymology of alexian

St. Alexius, 5th century Roman Christian founder of the order + English -an


First Known Use: 1765


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