from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of a mystical sect of the Greek Church in the fourteenth century; a quietist.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of a body of monks who lived on Mount Athos during the fourteenth century, and aimed to attain, by the practice of contemplation and asceticism, entire tranquillity and serenity of mind, and hence supernatural insight and divine light, with knowledge of the Deity. Also Omphalopsychos and Massalian.
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