Antonian

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noun An·to·ni·an \an-ˈtō-nē-ən\

Definition of Antonian

  1. :  a member of one of several monastic communities (such as the Armenian Antonians) that follow a rule devised by St. Anthony

Origin and Etymology of antonian

Latin Antonius Anthony


First Known Use: 1546

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