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Mekhitarist

[mek-i-tahr-ist] /ˌmɛk ɪˈtɑr ɪst/
noun, Roman Catholic Church
1.
a member of an order of Armenian monks founded in Constantinople in the 18th century and following the rule of St. Benedict.
Also, Mechitarist.
Origin
named after Peter M. Mekhitar (1676-1749), Armenian religious reformer; see -ist
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