Augustinian [aw-guh-stin-ee-uh n] ExamplesWord Origin adjective
- pertaining to of Hippo, to his doctrines, or to any religious order following his rule.
- Roman Catholic Church. a member of any of several religious orders deriving their name and rule from .
- a person who adopts the views or doctrines of .
Origin of Augustinian First recorded in 1595–1605;+ Related formsAu·gus·tin·i·an·ism, Au·gus·tin·ism [aw-guhs-tuh-niz-uh m] /ɔˈgʌs təˌnɪz əm/, nounpost-Au·gus·tin·i·an, adjective Examples from the Web for augustinian Historical Examples of augustinian
“Lay platters for me and these two young gentlemen,” said the Augustinian.
Charlotte M. Yonge
Accordingly he became an Augustinian monk when twenty-two years of age.
The Customs of the Augustinian Order are exceedingly full on the subject of books.
John Willis Clark
The building is very old, and was originally the church of the Augustinian priory.
G. E. Mitton
In 1338 the Earl of Salisbury established here a priory for Augustinian monks.
G. E. Mitton
British Dictionary definitions for augustinian Augustinian adjective
- of or relating to Saint Augustine of Hippo, his doctrines, or any of the Christian religious orders that were founded on his doctrines
- a member of any of several religious orders, such as the Augustinian Canons, Augustinian Hermits, and Austin Friars which are governed by the rule of Saint Augustine
- a person who follows the doctrines of Saint Augustine