redemptorist

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From French Rédemptoriste, from Italian Redentorista, from redentore (redeemer, savior) (notably the Messiah, Christ; from Latin redēmptor, from redēmptus, perfect passive participle of redimō (redeem, buy back), itself from re- (back; again) + emō (buy; gain, take, procure)) + -ista (-ist).

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redemptorist (plural redemptorists)

  1. A member of the Roman Catholic missionary congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (i.e. Jesus Christ), founded in 1732 by Saint Alphonsus Maria of Liguori

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Pronunciation[edit]

Hyphenation: re‧demp‧to‧rist

Etymology[edit]

From French Rédemptoriste, from Italian Redentorista, from redentore (redeemer, savior) (notably the Messiah, Christ; from Latin redēmptor, from redēmptus, perfect passive participle of redimō (redeem, buy back), itself from re- (back; again) + emō (buy; gain, take, procure)) + -ista (-ist).

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redemptorist m (plural redemptoristen, diminutive redemptoristje n)

  1. A Redemptorist

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