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

Word History

Etymology

translation of French Petite Sœur des Pauvres

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“Little Sister of the Poor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Little%20Sister%20of%20the%20Poor. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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