Carmelite : Definition

Carmelite

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Pronunciation : Car"mel*ite
Part of Speech : Car"mel*in
Definition : Defn: Of or pertaining to the order of Carmelites.

a.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Car"mel*ite
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : 1. (Eccl. Hist.)

Defn: A friar of a mendicant order (the Order of Our Lady of Mount Carmel) established on Mount Carmel, in Syria, in the twelfth century; a White Friar.

2. A nun of the Order of Our lady of Mount Carmel.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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