Benedictine

Definition of Benedictine

Ben`e`dic´tine
a.1.Pertaining to the monks of St. Benedict, or St. Benet.
n.1.(Eccl. Hist.) One of a famous order of monks, established by St. Benedict of Nursia in the sixth century. This order was introduced into the United States in 1846.

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Augustinian, Augustinian Hermit, Austin Friar, Bernardine, Black Friar, Black Monk, Bonhomme, Brigittine, Capuchin, Carmelite, Carthusian, Cistercian, Cluniac, Conventual, Crossed Friar, Crutched Friar, Dominican, Franciscan, Friar Minor, Gilbertine, Gray Friar, Hospitaler, Jesuit, Loyolite, Marist, Maryknoll, Minorite, Observant, Oratorian, Premonstratensian, Recollect, Recollet, Redemptorist, Templar, Trappist, White Friar, begging hermit, preaching friar
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