Definitions for: Carmelite


[n] a Catholic friar wearing the white cloak of the Carmelite order
[adj] of or relating to the Carmelite friars; "Carmelite monasteries"



Webster (1913) Definition: Car"mel*ite, Carmelin Car"mel*in a.
Of or pertaining to the order of Carmelites.


Car"mel*ite, n.
1. (Eccl. Hist.) A friar of a mendicant order (the Order of
Our Lady of Mount Carmel) established on Mount Carmel, in
Syria, in the twelfth century; a White Friar.

2. A nun of the Order of Our lady of Mount Carmel.

Synonyms: White Friar

See Also: friar, mendicant, Roman Catholic

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