Definition of Arroasian in English:

Arroasian

adjective

(also Arroaisian)
Christian Church
  • Of, relating to, or belonging to the order of canons regular of St Augustine founded at Arrouaise Abbey in 1090, or the associated order of nuns.

Pronunciation

Arroasian

/ˌarəʊˈeɪʃ(ə)n/ /ˌarəʊˈeɪʒ(ə)n/

noun

(also Arroaisian)
Christian Church
  • A member of the Arroasian order of canons regular or of the associated order of nuns.

Pronunciation

Arroasian

/ˌarəʊˈeɪʃ(ə)n/ /ˌarəʊˈeɪʒ(ə)n/

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Walter Harris. From post-classical Latin Arroasia, the name of a former abbey (of uncertain location, but probably situated in Picardy in northern France) + -an.