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Carmelite

Car·mel·ite

Carmelite

pronunciation:
kar m laIt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a monk or friar of the religious order founded at Mt. Carmel in the twelfth century.
definition 2: a nun who belongs to this order.
Word Parts
The word carmelite contains the following part:
-ite2 Greek noun-forming suffix that means person or thing that comes from, or is a member or follower of