Vin·​cen·​tian vin-ˈsen(t)-shən How to pronounce Vincentian (audio)
: a member of the Roman Catholic Congregation of the Mission founded by St. Vincent de Paul in Paris, France, in 1625 and devoted to missions and seminaries
: a native or inhabitant of the island of St. Vincent
Vincentian adjective

Word History

First Known Use

1854, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of Vincentian was in 1854

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“Vincentian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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