kellion

noun kel·li·on \keˈlēˌän, -ēˌȯn\

Definition of kellion

plural

kellia

\-ēə, -ē(ˌ)ä\
  1. :  a small religious house of the Eastern Church occupied by not more than three monks and three lay brothers

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Origin and Etymology of kellion

Late Greek, literally, little cell, from Latin cella cell + Greek -ion (diminutive suffix) — more at cell


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