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mendicant

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English

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] mendīcāns, present participle of mendīcō (beg).

Pronunciation

Adjective

mendicant (not comparable)

Positive
mendicant

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  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

Noun

Singular
mendicant

Plural
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mendicant ({{{1}}})
  1. A beggar.
  2. A religious friar forbidden to own personal property who begs for a living.

Translations

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Latin

Verb

mendīcant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of mendīcō.

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