Definition of Ursuline

1. n. One of an order of nuns founded by St. Angela Merici, at Brescia, in Italy, about the year 1537, and so called from St. Ursula, under whose protection it was placed. The order was introduced into Canada as early as 1639, and into the United States in 1727. The members are devoted entirely to education.



2. a. Of or pertaining to St. Ursula, or the order of Ursulines; as, the Ursuline nuns.

3. n. One of an order of nuns founded by St. Angela Merici, at Brescia, in Italy, about the year 1537, and so called from St. Ursula, under whose protection it was placed. The order was introduced into Canada as early as 1639, and into the United States in 1727. The members are devoted entirely to education.

4. a. Of or pertaining to St. Ursula, or the order of Ursulines; as, the Ursuline nuns.

Definition of Ursuline

1. Noun. One of a Roman Catholic female religious order whose patron saint is (w Saint Ursula). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Ursuline

1. One of an order of nuns founded by St. Angela Merici, at Brescia, in Italy, about the year 1537, and so called from St. Ursula, under whose protection it was placed. The order was introduced into Canada as early as 1639, and into the United States in 1727. The members are devoted entirely to education. Origin: Cf. F. Ursuline. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ursuline

ursilite
ursine
ursine dasyure
ursinia
ursodeoxycholic
ursodeoxycholic acid
ursodiol
ursoid
ursoids
ursolic acid
ursolic acids
urson
ursons
ursuk
ursula
ursuline
ursus
urtexts
urtica
urticaceous
urtical
urticant
urticants
urticaria
urticaria acuta
urticaria bullosa
urticaria chronica
urticaria conferta
urticaria endemica

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