Meaning of Euchite

Eu•chite

Pronunciation: (y'kīt), [key]
— n.
  1. a member of a mendicant, ascetic sect living chiefly in Syria and Mesopotamia in the 4th–7th centuries a.d., and holding a belief that the demon in each person can be expelled only by ceaseless prayer. Also called
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