[ ke-lee-on ]
/ kɛˈli ɒn /
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noun, plural kel·li·a [ke-lee-uh]. /kɛˈli ə/. Eastern Church.
a small community of monks.
a cell in a monastery.
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Origin of kellion
<Late Greek: little cell, equivalent to Latin cell(a) cell + Greek -ion diminutive suffix
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