Heremite
Heremit Her"e*mit, Heremite Her"e*mite, n. [See {Hermit}.] A hermit. [Obs.] --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]

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  • hermit — noun Etymology: Middle English heremite, eremite, from Anglo French, from Late Latin eremita, from Late Greek erēmitēs, from Greek, adjective, living in the desert, from erēmia desert, from erēmos desolate Date: 12th century 1. a. one that… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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