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Mendicant

Refers to a beggar, a member of a religious order who collects alms for a living and is forbidden to own any property, begging

Feb 20, 2013 15:12 IST
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Mendicant: Noun/Adjective
Pronunciation: Men-di-kuh’nt
Difficulty Level: Low
Meaning: Refers to a beggar, a member of a religious order who collects alms and is forbidden to own any property/begging

Usage/Example:
1. The large number of mendicants in the city was depressing
2. Mendicants are a common sight for the people living at the boarder of the holy city

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