Euchite


Euchite

Euchite [yoo-kahyt] Word Origin noun

  1. a member of a mendicant, ascetic sect living chiefly in Syria and Mesopotamia in the 4th–7th centuries a.d., and holding a belief that the demon in each person can be expelled only by ceaseless prayer.

Origin of Euchite First recorded in 1575–85 Also called Messalian.

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