◄ Trappist ►

(n.) A monk belonging to a branch of the Cistercian Order, which was established by Armand de Rance in 1660 at the monastery of La Trappe in Normandy. Extreme austerity characterizes their discipline. They were introduced permanently into the United States in 1848, and have monasteries in Iowa and Kentucky.

Albigensian Apostolici Catharist Encratite Franciscan Pythagorean Pythagorist Rechabite Sabbatarian Shaker Trappist Waldensian abstinent anchorite ascetic banian bhikshu dervish fakir flagellant fruitarian gymnosophist hermit hydropot mendicant nephalist puritan sannyasi teetotaler teetotalist vegetarian water-drinker yogi yogin


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