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n.1.(Eccl. Hist.) One of certain vagrant or heretical Oriental monks in the early church.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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In the first chapter of the Rule, Benedict chastises the sarabaites, who form intentional communities based on nothing more than their own wills.
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