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Trap·pist

 (trăp′ĭst)
n.
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.

Trap′pist adj.

Trappist

(ˈtræpɪst)
n
(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.

Trap•pist

(ˈtræp ɪst)

n.
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]

Trappist

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
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Trappist - member of an order of monks noted for austerity and a vow of silenceTrappist - member of an order of monks noted for austerity and a vow of silence
monastic, monk - a male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself to contemplation and prayer and work
Translations

Trappist

[ˈtræpɪst]
A. ADJtrapense
B. Ntrapense m
C. CPD Trappist monk Nmonje m trapense

Trappist

n (also Trappist monk)Trappist m

Trappist

[ˈtræpɪst]
1. adjtrappista m
2. ntrappista m
References in classic literature ?
Turn Chartreux or Trappist, and relate your secrets, but, as for me, I do not like any one who is alarmed by such phantasms, and I do not choose that my servants should be afraid to walk in the garden of an evening.
The Trappists, for their part, pioneered high-proof brews in an effort to stand out from an overcrowded 19th century beer market, according to a 2016 article at Culture Trip.
The Trappists live a quiet, secluded life and so have strict guidelines when it comes to buying their beer.
The Cistercian monks, also known as Trappists, make up around half of the 40-strong population on the isle.
The Trappists are the most renowned of the brewing monks.
DISTANT CORNERS Dr Michael Cawood Green won the Olive Schreiner Prize for his novel, For the Sake of Silence, about Austrian Trappists in South Africa
The Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance--better known as "Trappists" after their famous monastery, Notre Dame de la Trappe--is the strictest and most ascetic Order in the Catholic Church.
QUIZ CHALLENGE: 1 Edith Nesbit' 2 Trappists' 3 Wisconsin' 4 20' 5 Sir Arthur Sullivan.
When he first heard about Trappists, he wrote 'What wonderful happiness there was, then, in the world!
Of less renown are the ales of Wallonia's other Trappist breweries, Orval and Rochefort, the latter's being the most rare of the Wallonian Trappists.
The Trappists 91-888-4333-6934; trappistcaskets.com) offer reasonable prices and provide an alternative to the mass-produced caskets that dominate the market.
In popular parlance, they are known as Trappists (named for the Abbey of Notre Dame de la Trappe, where their order was born).