Alex·​ian | \ ə-ˈlek-shən, -ˈlek-sē-ən\
plural -s

Definition of Alexian

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

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First Known Use of Alexian

1765, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Alexian

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

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authorized for issue (as a bond)

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