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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Maurist \Maur"ist\, n. [From Maurus, the favorite disciple of St. Benedict.] A member of the Congregation of Saint Maur, an offshoot of the Benedictines, originating in France in the early part of the seventeenth century. The Maurists have been distinguished for their interest in literature. [1913 Webster]