Therapeutae

plural noun
Ther·a·peu·tae | \ ˌtherəˈpyü(ˌ)tē \

Definition of Therapeutae 

: ascetics of both sexes held to have dwelt anciently near Alexandria and described by Philo as devoted to contemplation and meditation

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History and Etymology for Therapeutae

New Latin, from Greek therapeutai, plural of therapeutēs attendant, worshiper, medical attendant, from therapeuein to attend

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