Harmonite

noun

Har·​mo·​nite
ˈhärməˌnīt
plural -s
: a member of an 18th century German communal religious sect that settled in Pennsylvania in 1803

called also Rappist

Word History

Etymology

Harmony, community in Pennsylvania founded in 1803 by the Harmonites + English -ite

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“Harmonite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Harmonite. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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