[ vin-sen-shuh n ]
/ vɪnˈsɛn ʃən /
Roman Catholic Church


Also called Lazarist. a member of the “Congregation of the Mission,” founded in France in 1625, engaged chiefly in conducting missions and clerical seminaries.


of or relating to St. Vincent de Paul or the Vincentians.

Origin of Vincentian

1850–55; Vincent (de Paul) + -ian Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019