[ yoo-kahyt ]
/ ˈyu kaɪt /
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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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Also called Messalian.
Origin of Euchite
First recorded in 1575–85
Words nearby Euchite
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