kellion

noun kel·li·on \ keˈlēˌän , -ēˌȯn \

Definition of kellion

plural kellia \-ēə, -ē(ˌ)ä\
: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)


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