Sister of Saint Vincent

Sister of Saint Vin·​cent
-ˈvin(t)sənt
: sister of charity

Word History

Etymology

translation of French sœur de Saint-Vincent (de-Paul) after Saint Vincent de Paul †1660 French Roman Catholic priest who founded the sisterhood

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“Sister of Saint Vincent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sister%20of%20Saint%20Vincent. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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