Marianist

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1899, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Marianist was circa 1899

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“Marianist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Marianist. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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