from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A member of the Congregation of Saint Maur, an offshoot of the Benedictines, originating in France in the early part of the seventeenth century. The Maurists have been distinguished for their interest in literature.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A member of the Congregation of St. Maur, a Benedictine order founded in France in 1618, which was distinguished for the scholarship and literary labors of its members.
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