Mercedarian

noun
Mer·​ce·​dar·​i·​an | \ ˌmərsəˈda(a)rēən\
plural -s

Definition of Mercedarian

: a member of the Order of Our Lady of Mercy founded at Barcelona about 1218 by St. Peter Nolasco

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History and Etymology for Mercedarian

Medieval Latin merced-, merces mercy (in Ordo Beatae Mariae de Mercede Order of Our Lady of Mercy) + English -arian

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