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: a Studite monk of the Eastern Orthodox Church


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: of or relating to a monastery founded at Constantinople in the 5th century a.d. by a Roman official named Studius and reorganized by St. Theodore
also : of or relating to the rule codified in this monastery by St. Theodore

Word History



Studius, 5th century a.d. Roman official + English -ite

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“Studite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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