anchoret

[ang-ker-it, -kuh-ret]

Origin of anchoret

1735–45; variant of anchorite, with final vowel directly reflecting Late Latin or Late Greek spelling
Related formsan·cho·ret·ic [ang-kuh-ret-ik] /ˌæŋ kəˈrɛt ɪk/, adjectivean·cho·ret·ism, noun
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