kellion

noun
kel·​li·​on | \keˈlēˌän, -ēˌȯn\
plural kellia\ -​ēə, -​ē(ˌ)ä \

Definition of kellion 

: a small religious house of the Eastern Church occupied by not more than three monks and three lay brothers

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History and Etymology for kellion

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

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