noun Mau·rist \ˈmȯrə̇st\

Definition of Maurist



Roman Catholicism

  1. :  a member of the Congregation of St. Maur, an amalgamation of French Benedictine houses that was founded in 1618, became noted for its literary productivity, and lasted until the French Revolution

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Origin and Etymology of maurist

Saint Maurus †a.d. 584 French monk and disciple of Saint Benedict + English -ist

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a brief usually trivial fact

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