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Adjective: mendicant  men-du-kunt
  1. Practising beggary
    "mendicant friars"
Noun: mendicant  men-du-kunt
  1. A male member of a religious order that originally relied solely on alms
    - friar
  2. A pauper who lives by begging
    - beggar

Derived forms: mendicants

See also: beseeching, imploring, pleading

Type of: indigent, pauper, religious

Encyclopedia: Mendicant