caloyer

noun
ca·loy·er | \ kəˈlȯiə(r) , -ȯyə- , ˈkaˌl- ; ˈkaləyə- \
plural -s

Definition of caloyer 

: a monk of the Eastern Church

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History and Etymology for caloyer

Italian & French; French caloyer, from obsolete Italian caloiero, from Middle Greek kalogēros venerable, literally, having a beautiful old age, from kalo- calo- + -gēros (from Greek gēras old age)

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