Carmelite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Carmel +‎ -ite

Noun[edit]

Carmelite (plural Carmelites)

  1. A member of the Order of the Brothers of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, a Catholic religious order focusing on contemplative prayer and the Virgin Mary.
  2. A variety of pear.
  3. A fine woolen material like debeige.

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