Cistercian

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noun Cis·ter·cian \sis-ˈtər-shən\

Definition of Cistercian

  1. :  a member of a monastic order founded by St. Robert of Molesme in 1098 at Cîteaux, France, under Benedictine rule

Cistercian

adjective

Origin and Etymology of cistercian

Medieval Latin Cistercium Cîteaux


First Known Use: 1611


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