mendicant
Pronunciation
  • (British, America) IPA: /ˈmɛn.dɪ.kənt/
Adjective

mendicant (not comparable)

  1. Depending on alms for a living.
  2. Of or pertaining to a beggar.
  3. Of or pertaining to a member of a religious order forbidden to own property, and who must beg for a living.
Translations Translations
  • Russian: нищенский
Translations Noun

mendicant (plural mendicants)

  1. A pauper who lives by begging.
  2. A religious friar, forbidden to own personal property, who begs for a living.
Translations Translations
  • German: Bettelmönch
  • Russian: нищенствующий мона́х
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