Definition of Cassinese
1 : of or relating to a congregation of Benedictine monasteries organized in the 15th century to promote the primitive observance of the Benedictine rule
2 : of or relating to the American Cassinese congregation established in 1855 and including a majority of the Benedictine abbeys in the U.S.
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Origin and Etymology of cassinese
Italian, from Monte Cassino, Italy, site of the monastery from which the Benedictine rule spread + Italian -ese
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