Trappist

noun
Trap·​pist | \ ˈtra-pist How to pronounce Trappist (audio) \

Definition of Trappist

: 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

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Trappist adjective

First Known Use of Trappist

1814, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Trappist

French trappiste, from La Trappe, France

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“Trappist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Trappist. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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