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monachal

play
adjective mon·a·chal \ˈmä-ni-kəl\

Definition of monachal

monachism play \ˈmä-nə-ˌki-zəm\ noun


Origin of monachal

Middle French or Late Latin; Middle French, from Late Latin monachalis, from monachus monk — more at monk


First Known Use: 1587


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