Meaning of AUGUSTINIAN in English


— Augustinianism, Augustinism /aw gus"teuh niz'euhm/ , n.

/aw'geuh stin"ee euhn/ , adj.

1. pertaining to St. Augustine of Hippo, to his doctrines, or to any religious order following his rule.


2. Rom. Cath. Ch. a member of any of several religious orders deriving their name and rule from St. Augustine.

3. a person who adopts the views or doctrines of St. Augustine.

[ 1595-1605; AUGUSTINE + -IAN ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .