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mouaine

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French moingne, moigne, from Vulgar Latin *monicus, from Medieval Latin, Late Latin monachus, from Ancient Greek μοναχός (monakhós, single, solitary). Compare French moine.

NounEdit

mouaine m (plural mouaines)

  1. (Jersey, Christianity) monk
  2. (Jersey) monkfish (Rhina squatina, Squatina squatina)

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