Mekhitarist

noun Mekh·i·tar·ist \ˌmekəˈtärə̇st\
variants: or

Mechitarist

\ˌmekəˈtärə̇st\

Definition of Mekhitarist

plural

-s

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of mekhitarist

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


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