gyrovague

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin gȳrovagus (wandering aimlessly).

Noun[edit]

gyrovague (plural gyrovagues)

  1. (obsolete) A wandering monk having no fixed monastery, as exemplified in the Rule of St. Benedict.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Medieval Latin gȳrovagus (wandering aimlessly).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʒi.ʁɔ.vaɡ/
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Noun[edit]

gyrovague m (plural gyrovagues)

  1. gyrovague (itinerant monk)
  2. mendicant, beggar

Adjective[edit]

gyrovague (plural gyrovagues)

  1. itinerant, wandering
    Synonym: itinérant

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