conventual

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin conventualis, from Latin conventus (convent).

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Adjective[edit]

conventual (comparative more conventual, superlative most conventual)

  1. Pertaining to a convent or convent life; cloistered, monastic.
    • 1992, Hilary Mantel, A Place of Greater Safety, Harper Perennial 2007, p. 267:
      The Breton Club resumed its meetings in the refectory of an empty conventual building in the rue Saint-Jacques.

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Noun[edit]

conventual (plural conventuals)

  1. A member of a convent.