recollet

noun rec·ol·let \¦rekə¦let, rākȯlā\

Definition of recollet

plural

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Origin and Etymology of recollet

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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