[ uh-lek-shuhn, -see-uhn ]

nounRoman Catholic Church.
  1. a member of a congregation of brothers founded for the care of the sick at Mechlin, Brabant, in the 15th century.

Origin of Alexian

Named after Saint Alexius of Edessa, 5th-century Christian; see -an

Words Nearby Alexian Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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