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kellion

[ke-lee-on]
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noun, plural kel·li·a [ke-lee-uh] /kɛˈli ə/. Eastern Church.
  1. a small community of monks.
  2. a cell in a monastery.
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Origin of kellion

< Late Greek: little cell, equivalent to Latin cell(a) cell1 + Greek -ion diminutive suffix
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