semi·​mo·​nas·​tic ˌse-mē-mə-ˈna-stik How to pronounce semimonastic (audio)
: having some features characteristic of a monastic order

Word History

First Known Use

1911, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of semimonastic was in 1911

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“Semimonastic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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