Premonstratensian

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noun Pre·mon·stra·ten·sian \ˌprē-ˌmän(t)-strə-ˈten(t)-shən\

Definition of Premonstratensian

  1. :  a member of an order of canons regular founded by St. Norbert at Prémontré near Laon, France, in 1120

Origin and Etymology of premonstratensian

Medieval Latin praemonstratensis, from praemonstratensis of Prémontré, from Praemonstratus Prémontré


First Known Use: 15th century


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