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capuchin (cap.) a Roman Catholic monk belonging to a branch of the Franciscan order whose members observe strict vows of poverty and austerity. [1/3 definitions]
Carmelite a monk or friar of the religious order founded at Mt. Carmel in the twelfth century. [1/2 definitions]
cell a very small room for a monk, nun, prisoner, or recluse. [1/4 definitions]
contemplative one who is dedicated to contemplation and meditation, such as a monk. [1/2 definitions]
Fra a title for an Italian monk or friar in the Roman Catholic Church; brother.
frère a member of a religious order, such as a friar or monk. [1/2 definitions]
friar a member of a male Roman Catholic religious order, esp. the Franciscan and Dominican mendicant orders; monk.
Gregor Johann Mendel an Austrian monk and botanist who founded genetics (b.1822--d.1884).
monastic of or characterized by an austere, secluded life such as that led by a monk. [1/3 definitions]
sadhu a Hindu holy man, esp. an ascetic or monk.
sannyasi a Hindu monk.
tonsure the shaved or bare crown, esp. a bald spot on the head of a monk, shaved as a religious rite. [1/3 definitions]
Trappist a Roman Catholic monk belonging to an austere branch of the Cistercian order that is committed to the vow of absolute silence.
votary a devout worshiper bound by vows to religious service, such as a monk or nun. [1/3 definitions]