monachal

adjective
mon·​a·​chal | \ ˈmä-ni-kəl How to pronounce monachal (audio) \

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Other Words from monachal

monachism \ ˈmä-​nə-​ˌki-​zəm How to pronounce monachism (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of monachal

1607, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for monachal

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

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“Monachal.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monachisms. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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