a member of a Roman Catholic teaching congregation founded in Rome in 1597.
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How to use Piarist in a sentence
Piarist, pī′ar-ist, n. one of a religious congregation for the education of the poor, founded in Rome in 1617 by Joseph Calasanza.
The best singing was in the Piarist and University churches.Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician | Frederick Niecks
The town hall, the Franciscan church, the Piarist monastery and college, and the theatre are also worthy of mention.