Mönch

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Etymology[edit]

From Old High German munih, from Vulgar Latin monicus, from Medieval Latin, Late Latin monachus, from Ancient Greek μοναχός (monakhós, single, solitary), from μόνος (mónos, alone). Compare Dutch monnik, English monk.

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Mönch m (genitive Mönchs or Mönches, plural Mönche, diminutive Mönchlein n)

  1. monk
  2. blackcap

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