Origin of eremite
Examples from the Web for eremite
"God be with ye, wherever ye may proceed," replied the Eremite.
Or is it because the founders no longer invoke Saint Anthony the Eremite when the bronze is boiling in the furnace?L-bas|J. K. Huysmans
The profession of the eremite was not without its jealousies.The Great North Road: London to York|Charles G. Harper
Why, Pythagoras was an Eremite, and under ground for seven years; and his daughter was an abbess.The Cloister and the Hearth|Charles Reade
The Eremite attracted her attention to a patch of cresses on the opposite bank of the stream.
British Dictionary definitions for eremite
Word Origin for eremite
Word Origin and History for eremite
c.1200, learned form of hermit (q.v.), from Church Latin eremita. Since mid-17c. in poetic or rhetorical use only, except in reference to specific examples in early Church history. Related: Eremitic; eremitical.