Basilian

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(bə zilē ən, -zilyən, -sil-)


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
Ba•sil•i•an  (bə zilē ən, -zilyən, -sil-),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. of or pertaining to Saint Basil or to his monastic rule.

n. 
  1. a monk or nun following the rule of Saint Basil.
  • Basil + -ian 1770–80

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