kellion

[ke-lee-on]

noun, plural kel·li·a [ke-lee-uh] /kɛˈli ə/. Eastern Church.

a small community of monks.
a cell in a monastery.

Origin of kellion

< Late Greek: little cell, equivalent to Latin cell(a) cell1 + Greek -ion diminutive suffix
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