noun Trap·pist \ˈtra-pist\

Definition of Trappist

  1. :  a member of a reformed branch of the Roman Catholic Cistercian Order established by the Abbot de Rancé in 1664 at the monastery of La Trappe in Normandy



Origin and Etymology of trappist

French trappiste, from La Trappe, France

First Known Use: 1814

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