Eremitic



[er-uh-mahyt] /ˈɛr əˌmaɪt/

noun
1.
a hermit or recluse, especially one under a religious vow.
/ˈɛrɪˌmaɪt/
noun
1.
a Christian hermit or recluse Compare coenobite
n.

c.1200, learned form of hermit (q.v.), from Church Latin eremita. Since mid-17c. in poetic or rhetorical use only, except in reference to specific examples in early Church history. Related: Eremitic; eremitical.

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