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  1. caloyer(Noun)

    a reclusive monk of the Greek Orthodox Church

  2. Origin: from καλόγερος.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Caloyer(noun)

    a monk of the Greek Church; a cenobite, anchoret, or recluse of the rule of St. Basil, especially, one on or near Mt. Athos

  2. Origin: [F., fr. NGr. a monk; kalo`s beautiful, good + , equiv. to Gr. an old man.]


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