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EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese monge, monje, a borrowing from Old Provençal monge, from Vulgar Latin monicus, from Medieval Latin, Late Latin monachus, from Ancient Greek μοναχός (monakhós, single, solitary), from μόνος (mónos, alone). Displaced Old Portuguese moogo.

NounEdit

monxe m (plural monxes)

  1. monk

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