a monk or nun of a very strict order founded at Chartreuse, France, in 1084, by Saint Bruno
Origin of CarthusianMedieval Latin Cartusianus, after Cartusia, Catorissium, Classical Latin name for Chartreuse, town in Dauphiné, location of the order's first monastery
of or connected with the Carthusians
A member of a contemplative Roman Catholic order founded during the 11th century by Saint Bruno.
Of or relating to the Carthusian order.
Origin of CarthusianMedieval Latin Carthusiānus from Cartusius
(comparative more Carthusian, superlative most Carthusian)
- Of, or relating to this order.