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Italian who was a Benedictine monk; was archbishop of Canterbury from 1093 to 1109; one of the founders of scholasticism; best known for his proof of the existence of God Anselm , Saint Anselm , St. Anselm
monk, Buddhist arhat , bhikhu , bodhisattva , bonze , lama
Roman Catholic friar or monk belonging to one of the Augustinian monastic orders Augustinian
English scientist and Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation; first showed that air is required for combustion and first used lenses to correct vision (1220-1292) Bacon , Roger Bacon
(Roman Catholic Church) English monk and scholar (672-735) Baeda , Beda , Bede , Saint Baeda , Saint Beda , Saint Bede , St. Baeda , St. Beda , St. Bede , the Venerable Bede
Italian monk who founded the Benedictine order about 540 (480-547) Benedict , Saint Benedict , St. Benedict
monk or nun belonging to the order founded by Saint Benedict Benedictine
(Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a monk and used as form of address Brother
monk, Eastern Orthodox caloyer , hegumen , startis
monkey of Central America and South America having thick hair on the head that resembles a monk's cowl capuchin , Cebus capucinus , ringtail
small room is which a monk or nun lives cell , cubicle
belt or sash for monk or nun habit cincture
loose hood or hooded robe (as worn by a monk) cowl
ascetic Muslim monk; a member of an order noted for devotional exercises involving bodily movements dervish
Muslim or Hindu mendicant monk who is regarded as a holy man fakeer , fakir , faqir , faquir
(Roman Catholic Church) an Italian and the Roman Catholic monk who founded the Franciscan order of friars (1181-1226) Francis of Assisi , Giovanni di Bernardone , Saint Francis , Saint Francis of Assisi , St. Francis , St. Francis of Assisi
Augustinian monk and botanist whose experiments in breeding garden peas led to his eventual recognition as founder of the science of genetics (1822-1884) Gregor Mendel , Johann Mendel , Mendel
Siberian peasant monk who was religious advisor in the court of Nicholas II; was assassinated by Russian noblemen who feared that his debauchery would weaken the monarchy (1872-1916) Grigori Efimovich Rasputin , Rasputin
monk, Hindu guru , sannyasin
clothes for monk habit
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