plural Camaldolese
: a member of a barefooted order of hermit Benedictines founded in 1012 by St. Romuald

Word History


Italian, from Camaldoli, monastery in southern Italy where the order was founded + Italian -ese

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“Camaldolese.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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