Little Sister of the Poor

Definition of Little Sister of the Poor

Roman Catholicism
: a member of a religious community founded in Brittany, France, about 1840 and devoted especially to the care of old people

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History and Etymology for Little Sister of the Poor

translation of French Petite Sœur des Pauvres

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“Little Sister of the Poor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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