Paulist

noun
Paul·​ist | \ ˈpȯ-list How to pronounce Paulist (audio) \

Definition of Paulist

: a member of the Roman Catholic Congregation of the Missionary Priests of St. Paul the Apostle founded by I. T. Hecker in the U.S. in 1858

First Known Use of Paulist

1865, in the meaning defined above

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“Paulist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Paulist. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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