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hermit British & World English

A person living in solitude as a religious discipline

hermit crab British & World English

A crab with a soft asymmetrical abdomen, which lives in a cast-off mollusc shell for protection. In several kinds the shell becomes covered with sponges, sea anemones, or bryozoans

hermit-like British & World English

Avoiding the company of other people; solitary

hermit thrush British & World English

A small migratory North American thrush, noted for its melodious song

Peter the Hermit British & World English

(Circa 1050–1115), French monk. His preaching on the First Crusade was a rallying cry for thousands of peasants throughout Europe to journey to the Holy Land; most were massacred by the Turks in Asia Minor. Peter later became prior of an Augustinian monastery in Flanders

waldrapp British & World English

An ibis with a bare red head and mainly dark metallic green plumage, now breeding only in Morocco

hermit ibis in waldrapp British & World English

An ibis with a bare red head and mainly dark metallic green plumage, now breeding only in Morocco