HyperDic: benedictine_order

English > 1 sense of the expression Benedictine order:
NOUNgroupBenedictine order, order of Saint Benedicta Roman Catholic monastic order founded in the 6th century
English > Benedictine order: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningA Roman Catholic monastic order founded in the 6th century; noted for liturgical worship and for scholarly activities.
Synonymorder of Saint Benedict
MembersBenedictineA monk or nun belonging to the order founded by Saint Benedict
Broaderorder, monastic orderA group of person living under a religious rule

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