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monachal Line breaks: mon|achal
Pronunciation: /ˈmɒnək(ə)l/

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Relating to or characteristic of a monk; monastic: the monachal orders of the Roman Church


Late 16th century: from Old French monacal or ecclesiastical Latin monachalis, from Latin monachus 'monk'.

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