Carmelite

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noun Car·mel·ite \ˈkär-mə-ˌlīt\

Definition of Carmelite

  1. :  a member of the Roman Catholic mendicant Order of Our Lady of Mount Carmel founded in the 12th century

Carmelite

adjective

Origin and Etymology of carmelite

Middle English, borrowed from Medieval Latin Carmelita, from Mons Carmelus (Mount Carmel) + -ita 1-ite


First Known Use: 15th century


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