Meaning of Maurist

Mau•rist

Pronunciation: (môr'ist), [key]
— n.
  1. 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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