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Definition of: carmelite

(kärməl·īt) noun
1. A fine, usually beige or gray, woolen stuff.
2. A variety of pear. [<CARMELITE]

Definition of: Carmelite

(kärməl·īt) noun
1. An inhabitant of Carmel. I Sam. xxx 5.
2. A member of the mendicant order of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (White Friars) founded in Syria in 1156.
3. A nun of this order.
adjective Of or relating to the Carmelites.

—Car·mel·it·ess
(kärməl·īt′is) noun fem.

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carmelite sisters
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carmelite friar
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carmelite rule
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carmelite high school

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