Ca*loy"er (?), n. [F., fr. NGr. a monk; beautiful, good + , equiv. to Gr. an old man.]

A monk of the Greek Church; a cenobite, anchoret, or recluse of the rule of St. Basil, especially, one on or near Mt. Athos.


© Webster 1913.

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