Camaldolese

noun
Ca·​mal·​do·​lese | \ kə¦maldə¦lēz, -ēs \
plural Camaldolese

Definition of Camaldolese

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

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History and Etymology for Camaldolese

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

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“Camaldolese.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Camaldolese. Accessed 24 Jun. 2022.

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