caloyer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French caloyer, from Italian caloiero, from Ancient Greek κᾰλόγηρος ‎(kalógēros, venerable), from κᾰλός ‎(kalós, beatiful) +‎ γῆρας ‎(gêras, old age).

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Noun[edit]

caloyer ‎(plural caloyers)

  1. a reclusive monk of the Greek Orthodox Church

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian caloiero, from Ancient Greek κᾰλόγηρος ‎(kalógēros, venerable), from κᾰλός ‎(kalós, beatiful) +‎ γῆρας ‎(gêras, old age).

Noun[edit]

caloyer m ‎(plural caloyers, feminine caloyère)

  1. caloyer

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