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Meaning of Carmelite

Car•mel•ite

Pronunciation: (kär'mu-līt"), [key]
— n.
  1. a mendicant friar belonging to a religious order founded at Mt. Carmel, Palestine, in the 12th century; White Friar.
  2. a nun belonging to this order.
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to Carmelites or their order.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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