clois·​tress ˈklȯi-strəs How to pronounce cloistress (audio)
: nun

Word History

First Known Use

1601, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cloistress was in 1601

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“Cloistress.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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