Cistercian definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Middle English and amp; Old French Cistercien ; from Old French after Midieval Latin Cistercium (now Cîteaux, France), origin, originally convent (1098) of the order
Cistercian definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: French Cistertien, from Medieval Latin Cistercium, Cîteaux, a village of eastern France, site of an abbey.
- Cis·terˈcian adjective