Mekhitarist

noun
Mekh·​i·​tar·​ist
variants: or Mechitarist \ ˌmekəˈtärə̇st \
plural -s

Definition of Mekhitarist

: one of an Armenian order of Roman Catholic monks founded in the 18th century at Constantinople and having congregations at Venice and Vienna

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History and Etymology for Mekhitarist

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

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“Mekhitarist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mekhitarist. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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