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Euchite

[yoo-kahyt]
noun
  1. a member of a mendicant, ascetic sect living chiefly in Syria and Mesopotamia in the 4th–7th centuries a.d., and holding a belief that the demon in each person can be expelled only by ceaseless prayer.
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Origin of Euchite

First recorded in 1575–85
Also called Messalian.
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