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stylite Saltos de línea: styl|ite
Pronunciación: /ˈstʌɪlʌɪt/

Definición de stylite en inglés:

sustantivo

historical
An ascetic living on top of a pillar, especially in ancient or medieval Syria, Turkey, and Greece in the 5th century ad.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Watching him, I can't help but think of the stylites, fanatical Christian monks of the Middle Ages who would plant themselves atop columns in the desert and stay there for weeks and months.
  • It represents St. Simeon the stylite atop his pillar with details of his bare ribs and naked body showing.
  • But within ten months he was permitted to set out for the Holy Land, with the blessing of a nearby stylite.

Origen

Mid 17th century: from ecclesiastical Greek stulitēs, from stulos 'pillar'.

Palabras que riman con stylite

highlight, skylight, twilight

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