anchoret

[ang-ker-it, -kuh-ret]
noun

Origin:
1735–45; variant of anchorite, with final vowel directly reflecting Late Latin or Late Greek spelling

anchoretic [ang-kuh-ret-ik] , adjective
anchoretism, noun
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