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mendicant

noun [C] uk   /ˈmen.dɪ.kənt/ formal us  
someone, especially a member of a religious group, who lives by asking people they do not know for money
mendicant
adjective uk   us  
Translations of “mendicant”
in Chinese (Traditional) 乞丐, (尤指)托缽僧…
in Chinese (Simplified) 乞丐, (尤指)托钵僧…
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