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cloistral

[kloi-struh l] /ˈklɔɪ strəl/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or living in a cloister.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; cloist(e)r + -al1
Related forms
uncloistral, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for cloistral

cloistral

/ˈklɔɪstrəl/
adjective
1.
of, like, or characteristic of a cloister
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Word Origin and History for cloistral
adj.

c.1600, from cloister + -al (1).

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