Car•mel•itePronunciation: (kär'mu-līt"), [key]
a mendicant friar belonging to a religious order founded at Mt. Carmel, Palestine, in the 12th century; White Friar.
a nun belonging to this order.
of or pertaining to Carmelites or their order.
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