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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: mendicant(0.01098 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to mendicant.
English → English (WordNet)
adj : practicing beggary; “mendicant friars”
n 1: a male member of a religious order that originally relied
soley on alms [syn: friar]
2: a pauper who lives by begging [syn: beggar]
English → English (gcide)
Mendicant \Men"di*cant\, a. [L. mendicans, -antis, p. pr. of
mendicare to beg, fr. mendicus beggar, indigent.]
Practicing beggary; begging; living on alms; as, mendicant
Mendicant orders (R. C. Ch.), certain monastic orders which
are forbidden to acquire landed property and are required
to be supported by alms, esp. the Franciscans, the
Dominicans, the Carmelites, and the Augustinians.
Mendicant \Men"di*cant\, n.
A beggar; esp., one who makes a business of begging;
specifically, a begging friar.