anchorite /ˈaŋkərʌɪt/

a

I. noun


‹historical› a religious recluse.
II. derivatives

anchoritic /aŋkəˈrɪtɪk /
adjective


– origin late Middle English: from medieval Latin anchorita (ecclesiastical Latin anchoreta), from ecclesiastical Greek anakhōrētēs, from anakhōrein ‘retire’, from ana- ‘back’ + khōra, khōr- ‘a place’.

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