Alexian

[uh-lek-shuh n, -see-uh n]
noun Roman 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
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