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her•mit



Pronunciation: (hûr'mit), [key]
n.
1. a person who has withdrawn to a solitary place for a life of religious seclusion.
2. any person living in seclusion; recluse.
3. Zool.an animal of solitary habits.
4. Ornith.any of numerous hummingbirds of the genera Glaucis and Phaethornis, having curved bills and dull-colored rather than iridescent plumage.
5. a spiced molasses cookie often containing raisins or nuts.
6. Obs.a beadsman.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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