plural -s

Word History


Canadian French récollet, from French, member of a branch of the Franciscan order, from Medieval Latin recollectus, literally, recollected, from past participle of recolligere to recollect; from the resemblance of the bird's crest to the friar's hood

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“Recollet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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