Basilian

Basilian

[buh-zil-ee-uhn, -zil-yuhn, -sil-]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to Saint Basil or to his monastic rule.
noun
2.
a monk or nun following the rule of Saint Basil.

Origin:
1770–80; Basil + -ian

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Basilian (bəˈzɪlɪən)
 
n
a monk of the Eastern Christian order of St Basil, founded in Cappadocia in the 4th century a.d

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