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  Definition of monk
  1. a male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself to contemplation and prayer and work
  2. United States jazz pianist who was one of the founders of the bebop style (1917-1982)
Similar Words: monastic, Monk, Thelonious Monk, Thelonious Sphere Monk

 

Hyponyms: Brother, Carthusian, Trappist, Cistercian, Bacon, Roger Bacon, Benedict, Saint Benedict, St. Benedict, Mendel, Gregor Mendel, Johann Mendel

 

Language Translations:
Catalan: monjo   Croatian: redovnik  
Danish: munk   Dutch: monnik  
Esperanto: monaĥo   Estonian: munk  
Finnish: munkki   Frisian: muonts  
German: Mönch   Hungarian: szerzetes  
Ido: monako   Italian: monaco  
Latin: monachus   Norwegian: munk  
Polish: mnich   Portuguese: monge  
Romanian: călugăr   Serbian: monah  
Slovak: mních   Slovenian: menih  
Spanish: monje   Swedish: munk  
Ukrainian: монах  
 
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