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mendicantnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈmen.dɪ.kənt/ formal
someone, ​especially a ​member of a ​religiousgroup, who ​lives by ​askingpeople they do not ​know for ​money
mendicant
adjective uk   us  
(Definition of mendicant from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mendicant”
in Chinese (Simplified) 乞丐, (尤指)托钵僧…
in Chinese (Traditional) 乞丐, (尤指)托缽僧…
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