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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.

Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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