Josephite

noun
Jo·​seph·​ite | \ ˈjō-zə-ˌfīt How to pronounce Josephite (audio) , -sə- \

Definition of Josephite

: a member of St. Joseph's Society of the Sacred Heart founded in 1871 in Baltimore, Md. and devoted to missionary work among black Americans

First Known Use of Josephite

1890, in the meaning defined above

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“Josephite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Josephite. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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