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Maurist

[mawr-ist] /ˈmɔr ɪst/
noun
1.
a member of the Benedictine “Congregation of St. Maur,” founded in France in 1618, distinguished for its scholarship and literary works: suppressed during the French Revolution.
Origin of Maurist
1790-1800
1790-1800; St. Maur 6th-century French monk and disciple of St. Benedict + -ist
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Maurist

/ˈməʊrɪst/
noun
1.
a member of a congregation of French Benedictine monks founded in 1621 and noted for its scholarly work
Word Origin
C19: named after St Maurus, 6th-century disciple of St Benedict
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