a member of the Benedictine “Congregation of St. Maur,” founded in France in 1618, distinguished for its scholarship and literary works: suppressed during the French Revolution.
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How to use Maurist in a sentence
This policy of gaining time seemed to have quieted the Maurist ardour for attack.The Annual Register 1914 | Anonymous
The qualities that have made Maurist work proverbial for sound learning are its fine critical tact and its thoroughness.
British Dictionary definitions for Maurist
a member of a congregation of French Benedictine monks founded in 1621 and noted for its scholarly work
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