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kellion

[ke-lee-on] /kɛˈli ɒn/
noun, plural kellia
[ke-lee-uh] /kɛˈli ə/ (Show IPA).
Eastern Church
1.
a small community of monks.
2.
a cell in a monastery.
Origin of kellion
< Late Greek: little cell, equivalent to Latin cell(a) cell1 + Greek -ion diminutive suffix
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