endura

noun
en·du·ra | \ ə̇nˈd(y)u̇rə , en- \
plural -s

Definition of endura 

: a hunger strike against evil carried out by the Cathari and usually leading to death

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History and Etymology for endura

Medieval Latin, from Old Provençal, fast, from endurar to fast, endure, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin indurare to last, continue

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