Marist

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noun Mar·ist \ˈmer-ist\

Definition of Marist

  1. :  a member of the Roman Catholic Society of Mary founded by Jean Claude Colin in France in 1816 and devoted to education

Origin and Etymology of marist

French mariste, from Marie Mary


First Known Use: circa 1872


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