cloître

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See also: cloitre, cloitré, and cloîtré

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French cloistre, from Medieval Latin claustrum (portion of monastery closed off to laity), from Latin claustrum (place shut in, bar, bolt, enclosure).

Noun[edit]

cloître m (plural cloîtres)

  1. cloister (part of a monastery)

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