from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A member of the Roman Catholic Missionary Society of Saint Paul the Apostle, founded in New York in 1858.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any member of various religious orders associated with either of the saints Paul of Thebes and Paul of Tarsus.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A member of The Institute of the Missionary Priests of St. Paul the Apostle, founded in 1858 by the Rev. I. T. Hecker of New York. The majority of the members were formerly Protestants.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of a body of Roman Catholic monks who profess to follow the example of the apostle Paul, also called Paulites or Hermits of St. Paul.
Paul + -ist (Wiktionary)