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|part of speech:
||a woman who is a member of a religious order, esp. one who has taken vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience, and lives in a convent.
- similar words:
- celibate, monastic
||ascetic, celibate, contemplative, mendicant, mother, virgin
The words nun
(no person or thing) sound alike but have different meanings.