from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to Saint Augustine of Hippo or his doctrines.
  • adj. Being or belonging to any of several religious orders following or influenced by the rule of Saint Augustine.
  • n. A follower of the principles and doctrines of Saint Augustine.
  • n. A monk or friar belonging to any of the Augustinian orders.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. of, or relating to St Augustine of Hippo
  • adj. of, or relating to several religious orders influenced by him
  • n. a follower of St Augustine, of his doctrines
  • n. a friar of monk of any Augustinian order

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to St. Augustine, bishop of Hippo in Northern Africa (b. 354 -- d. 430), or to his doctrines.
  • n. One of a class of divines, who, following St. Augustine, maintain that grace by its nature is effectual absolutely and creatively, not relatively and conditionally.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. adjective Relating or pertaining to St. Augustine or his doctrines, or to the order of monks following his rule.
  • n. A member of one of several religious orders deriving their name and rule from St. Augustine.
  • n. In theology, one who adopts the views of St. Augustine, especially his doctrines of predestination and irresistible grace. See grace.
  • n. 3. One of a sect of the sixteenth century, which maintained that the gates of heaven will not be open till the general resurrection.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a Roman Catholic friar or monk belonging to one of the Augustinian monastic orders


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