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gyrovague

[jahy-roh-veyg] /ˈdʒaɪ roʊˌveɪg/
noun
1.
a vagrant monk who wandered from one monastery to another.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805; < French < Late Latin gȳrovagus gȳro-, equivalent to gyro- gyro- + vagus strolling about; see vague
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