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Hieronymite

[hahy-uh-ron-uh-mahyt, hahy-ron-] /ˌhaɪ əˈrɒn əˌmaɪt, haɪˈrɒn-/
noun
1.
a member of a congregation of hermits named after St. Jerome.
Origin of Hieronymite
1720-1730
1720-30; < Latin Hieronym(us) Jerome + -ite1
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