maurist definition

  • noun:
    • an associate regarding the Congregation of Saint Maur, an offshoot associated with the Benedictines, while it began with France during the early the main seventeenth century. The Maurists were distinguished because of their desire for literary works.
    • a part of Congregation of St. Maur, a Benedictine purchase established in France in 1618, that was distinguished for grant and literary labors of its members.
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