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Vincentian

[ vin-sen-shuhn ]
/ vɪnˈsɛn ʃən /
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noun
Also called Lazarist. a member of the “Congregation of the Mission,” founded in France in 1625, engaged chiefly in conducting missions and clerical seminaries.
adjective
of or relating to St. Vincent de Paul or the Vincentians.
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Origin of Vincentian

1850–55; Vincent (de Paul) + -ian
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