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Alexian

[ uh-lek-shuhn, -see-uhn ]
/ əˈlɛk ʃən, -si ən /
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noun Roman Catholic Church.
a member of a congregation of brothers founded for the care of the sick at Mechlin, Brabant, in the 15th century.
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Origin of Alexian

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