Basilian

noun
Ba·​sil·​i·​an | \ bə-ˈzi-lē-ən How to pronounce Basilian (audio) \

Definition of Basilian

: a member of the monastic order founded by St. Basil in the fourth century in Cappadocia

Other Words from Basilian

Basilian adjective

First Known Use of Basilian

1693, in the meaning defined above

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“Basilian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Basilian. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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