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Mendicant

Men´di`cant
a.1.Practicing beggary; begging; living on alms; as, mendicant friars.
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.
n.1.A beggar; esp., one who makes a business of begging; specifically, a begging friar.
Noun1.mendicant - a male member of a religious order that originally relied soley on alms
Synonyms: friar
2.Mendicantmendicant - a pauper who lives by begging
Synonyms: beggar
Adj.1.mendicant - practicing beggary; "mendicant friars"
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