Meaning of Mekhitarist

Mekh•i•tar•ist

Pronunciation: (mek"i-tär'ist), [key]
— n. Rom. Cath. Ch.
  1. a member of an order of Armenian monks founded in Constantinople in the 18th century and following the rule of St. Benedict.
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