monachal

monachal

[mon-uh-kuhl]
adjective
of or pertaining to monks or their life; monastic.

Origin:
1580–90; < Late Latin monachālis, equivalent to Late Latin monach(us) monk + -ālis -al1

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monachal (ˈmɒnəkəl)
 
adj
a less common word for monastic
 
[C16: from Old French, from Church Latin monachālis, from monachusmonk]
 
'monachism
 
n
 
'monachist
 
adj, —n

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