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Hieronymite

[ hahy-uh-ron-uh-mahyt, hahy-ron- ]
/ ˌhaɪ əˈrɒn əˌmaɪt, haɪˈrɒn- /
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noun

a member of a congregation of hermits named after St. Jerome.

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Origin of Hieronymite

1720–30; <Latin Hieronym(us) Jerome + -ite1
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