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A member of the main branch of Cistercian monks, characterized by austerity and a commitment to silence, established in 1664 at La Trappe Monastery in northwest France.
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(Roman Catholic Church)
a. a member of a branch of the Cistercian order of Christian monks, the Reformed Cistercians of the Strict Observance which originated at La Trappe in France in 1664. They are noted for their rule of silence
b. (as modifier): a Trappist monk.
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1. a member of a branch of the Cistercian order, observing the austere reformed rule established at the abbey of La Trappe in France in 1664.adj.
2. of or pertaining to the Trappists.
[1805–15; < French trappiste, after the name of the monastery]
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a member of a Roman Catholic monastic order, a branch of the Cistercians, observing an austere, reformed rule, including a vow of silence. — Trappist, adj.See also: Monks and Nuns
a member of a Roman Catholic monastic order, a branch of the Cistercians, observing an austere, reformed rule, including a vow of silence; named after the monastery at La Trappe, France, where the reformed rule was introduced in 1664. — Trappist, adj.See also: Catholicism
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n (also Trappist monk) → Trappist m
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