Marist meaning

mârĭst, măr-
A member of the Little Brothers of Mary, a Roman Catholic teaching congregation founded in 1817.
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Of or dedicated to the Virgin Mary, esp., of any of several such educational and missionary societies founded in the 19th cent.
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A member of a Marist society.
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A member of the Society of Mary, a congregation of Roman Catholic missionary priests founded in 1836.
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Origin of marist

  • French Mariste from Marie the Virgin Mary from Late Latin Maria marionette

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition