HyperDic: order_of_saint_benedict

English > 1 sense of the expression order of Saint Benedict:
NOUNgrouporder of Saint Benedict, Benedictine ordera Roman Catholic monastic order founded in the 6th century
English > order of Saint Benedict: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningA Roman Catholic monastic order founded in the 6th century; noted for liturgical worship and for scholarly activities.
SynonymBenedictine order
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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