mendiant

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Noun[edit]

mendiant (plural mendiants)

  1. A traditional French Christmas confection, a chocolate disc studded with nuts and dried fruits representing the various mendicant monastic orders.
  2. Obsolete form of mendinant.

French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Compare English mendicant.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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mendiant m (plural mendiants)

  1. A beggar.
  2. A traditional Christmas confection, a chocolate disc studded with nuts and dried fruits representing the various mendicant monastic orders.
  3. A pastry from Alsace and Franche-Comté.

Verb[edit]

mendiant

  1. Present participle of mendier.

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