Maurist

noun
Mau·​rist | \ ˈmȯrə̇st \
plural -s

Definition of Maurist

Roman Catholicism
: 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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History and Etymology for Maurist

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

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“Maurist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Maurist. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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