variants or Mechitarist
plural -s
: one of an Armenian order of Roman Catholic monks founded in the 18th century at Constantinople and having congregations at Venice and Vienna

Word History


from Peter M. Mekhitar †1749 Armenian religious reformer + English -ist

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“Mekhitarist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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