15th century, in the meaning defined above
Middle English, borrowed from Medieval Latin Carmelita, from Mons Carmelus carmel, mount + -ita -ite entry 1
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“Carmelite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Carmelite. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.
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