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

Definition of Therapeutae

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of therapeutae

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

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