Origin of Cistercian
OTHER WORDS FROM CistercianCis·ter·cian·ism, noun
Words nearby Cistercian
How to use Cistercian in a sentence
Even the storied Red Burgundies made by Cistercian monks were dark pink.
Had not he, vowed as he was to the stern Cistercian rule, two wives?
He was dressed in the white robe of a Cistercian, with the black scapulary of the order.The Black Douglas|S. R. Crockett
The annals of the Cistercian house of Waverley, near Farnham, go down to 1291.The History of England|T.F. Tout
British Dictionary definitions for Cistercian
- Also called: White Monk a member of a Christian order of monks and nuns founded in 1098, which follows an especially strict form of the Benedictine rule
- (as modifier)a Cistercian monk