Pronunciation : Ther`a*peu"tæ Part of Speech : n. Etymology : [NL., fr. Gr. Therapeutic.] (Eccl. Hist.) Definition : Defn: A name given to certain ascetics said to have anciently dwelt in the neighborhood of Alexandria. They are described in a work attributed to Philo, the genuineness and credibility of which are now much discredited.
pl. Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913