Hieronymite

noun
Hi·​er·​on·​y·​mite | \ ˌhīəˈränəˌmīt, hīˈr- \
variants: or less commonly Hieronymian \ ˌhī(ə)rəˈnimēən \
plural -s

Definition of Hieronymite

: a member of any of various hermit orders named in honor of St. Jerome

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History and Etymology for Hieronymite

Eusebius Hieronymus + English -ite or -ian

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“Hieronymite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hieronymite. Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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