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King James Dictionary [1]

Carmelite a. Belonging to the order of Carmelites.

CARMELITE, n. from Mount Carmel.

1. A mendicant friar. The Carmelites have four tribes, and they have now thirty-eight provinces, besides the congregation in Mantua, in which are fifty-four monasteries, under a vicar general, and the congregations of barefooted Carmelites in Italy and Spain. They wear a scapulary, or small woolen habit, of a brown color, thrown over the shoulders. 2. A sort of pear.

Webster's Dictionary [2]

(1): (n.) A friar of a mendicant order (the Order of Our Lady of Mount Carmel) established on Mount Carmel, in Syria, in the twelfth century; a White Friar.

(2): (a.) Alt. of Carmelin

(3): (n.) A nun of the Order of Our lady of Mount Carmel.

Holman Bible Dictionary [3]


International Standard Bible Encyclopedia [4]

kar´mel - ı̄t ( כּרמלי , karmelı̄  ; Καρμήλιος , Karmḗlios , Καρμηλίτης , Karmēlı́tēs ): A native of the Judean Carmel. Those who are Thus named are Nabal, the husband of Abigail ( 1 Samuel 30:5 , etc.), and Hezro (the King James Version Hezrai), one of David's mighty men ( 2 Samuel 23:35 ). In  2 Samuel 3:3 Septuagint reads tḗs Abigaı́as tḗs Karmēlı́as , "of Abigail the Carmelitess" ( 1 Samuel 27:3;  1 Chronicles 3:1 ). See following article, Carmelitess .

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature [5]

(Hebrews Karmeli', כִּרְמְלִי ) , the designation of Nabal (Sept. Καρμηλιος ,  1 Samuel 27:3;  1 Samuel 30:5;  2 Samuel 2:2) and his wife Abigail (Sept. Καρμηλία , A. V. "Carmelitess,"  2 Samuel 3:3;  1 Chronicles 3:1); as also of one of David's warriors, Hezrai (Sept. Καρμήλιος ,  2 Samuel 23:35) or Hezro (Sept. Καρμωδί ,  1 Chronicles 11:37); doubtless as being inhabitants of CARMEL (See Carmel) (q.v.) in Judah ( Joshua 15:55).