Pachomian

adjective
Pa·​cho·​mi·​an | \ pəˈkōmēən \

Definition of Pachomian

: of or relating to the cenobitic type of Eastern monasticism originated by St. Pachomius

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History and Etymology for Pachomian

St. Pachomius, 4th century a.d. Egyptian monk + English -an

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“Pachomian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pachomian. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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