Marianist

noun
Mar·​i·​an·​ist | \ ˈmer-ē-ə-nist How to pronounce Marianist (audio) , ˈmā-rē- \

Definition of Marianist

: a member of the Roman Catholic Society of Mary of Paris founded by William Joseph Chaminade in France in 1817 and devoted especially to education

First Known Use of Marianist

circa 1899, in the meaning defined above

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“Marianist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Marianist. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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