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1monk

noun \ˈməŋk\

Definition of MONK

:  a man who is a member of a religious order and lives in a monastery; also :  friar

Origin of MONK

Middle English, from Old English munuc, from Late Latin monachus, from Late Greek monachos, from Greek, adjective, single, from monos single, alone
First Known Use: before 12th century

2monk

noun

Definition of MONK

:  monkey

First Known Use of MONK

1843

Monk

biographical name \ˈməŋk\

Definition of MONK

Thelonious Sphere 1920–1982 Am. jazz musician
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