Definition of Trappist adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈtræpɪst//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtræpɪst//
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belonging to a group of monks who have very strict rules, including a rule that they must not speak Word Origin early 19th cent.: from French trappiste, from La Trappe in Normandy.

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