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Piarist

[pahy-er-ist] /ˈpaɪ ər ɪst/
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a member of a Roman Catholic teaching congregation founded in Rome in 1597.
Origin of Piarist
1835-1845
1835-45; < New Latin piār(um), in phrase (patrēs scholārum) piārum (fathers) of religious (schools) + -ist
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