Meaning of Antonite in English:

Antonite

Pronunciation /ˈantənʌɪt/

noun

(also Anthonite)
historical Christian Church
  • A monk of the Hospital Brothers of St Anthony. Later also occasionally: a member of a Maronite order founded in Lebanon at the end of the 17th century and still active in Lebanon and in communities of the Lebanese diaspora. Usually in plural.

adjective

(also Anthonite)
historical Christian Church
  • Of or relating to the Antonites.

Origin

Late 17th century. From the name of St Anthony the Great + -ite, after German Antoniter.