"therapeutae" Definition

  1. n. pl. A name given to certain ascetics said to have anciently dwelt in the neighborhood of Alexandria. They are described in a work attributed to Philo, the genuineness and credibility of which are now much discredited.

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Position in dictionary: 100295 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n. pl.,
Words that start with "therapeutae": 1
Words that end with "therapeutae": 1
Words that contain "therapeutae": 1
Next words in dictionary: therapeutic, therapeutical, therapeutics, therapeutist, therapy
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English Dictionary Definition of therapeutae

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