A monk of the order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance (a branch of the Cistercians Roman Catholic religious brotherhood that use a particularly strict interpretation of the followed by a Cistercians). The order takes its name because the founder was from La Trappe, France.

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  • Trappist — Trap pist, n. [F. trappiste.] (R. C. Ch.) A monk belonging to a branch of the Cistercian Order, which was established by Armand de Ranc[ e] in 1660 at the monastery of La Trappe in Normandy. Extreme austerity characterizes their discipline. They… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trappist — Trappist, spanischer Kartheusermönch, eigentlich Antonio Marañon, welcher sich in dem Spanischen Insurrectionskriege 1808–13 u. bes. unter der Cortesregierung auf der Seite der Absolutisten als Guerrillaführer auszeichnete, aber auch viele… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Trappíst — (Monasta fusca Gmel.), brasil. Art der Bartkuckucke …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Trappist — (n.) 1814, from Fr. trappiste, Cistercian monk of reformed order established 1664 by abbot De Rancé of La Trappe in Normandy …   Etymology dictionary

  • Trappist — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ of or referring to a branch of the Cistercian order of monks noted for an austere rule including a vow of silence. ► NOUN ▪ a member of this order. ORIGIN French trappiste, from La Trappe in Normandy, where the order was founded …   English terms dictionary

  • Trappist — [trap′ist] n. [Fr trappiste, after ( La) Trappe, abbey near the village of Soligny la Trappe, in Normandy, where the rule was established (1664)] a member of the order of the Cistercians of the Strict Observance: known esp. for its asceticism and …   English World dictionary

  • Trappist — Trappisten in Westvleteren Die Trappisten sind ein römisch katholischer Mönchsorden, entstanden im 17. Jahrhundert als Reformzweig innerhalb des Zisterzienserordens. Seit 1903 existiert die Bezeichnung „Orden der Zisterzienser von der strengeren… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Trappist — UK [ˈtræpɪst] / US noun [countable] Word forms Trappist : singular Trappist plural Trappists a member of a Christian community of men who have promised never to speak as a way of showing their strong religious beliefs …   English dictionary

  • Trappist — noun Etymology: French trappiste, from La Trappe, France Date: 1814 a member of a reformed branch of the Roman Catholic Cistercian Order established by the Abbot de Rancé in 1664 at the monastery of La Trappe in Normandy • Trappist adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Trappist — adj. Trappist is used with these nouns: ↑monk …   Collocations dictionary

  • trappist — trap|pist sb., en, er, erne (en munk), i sms. trappist , fx trappistmunk, trappistøl …   Dansk ordbog

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