religieuse

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French religieuse.

Noun[edit]

religieuse (plural religieuses)

  1. (dated) A nun.
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    • 1835, Rebecca Reed, Six Months in a Convent
      "You must not, my dear sister, give way to curiosity. Do you not recollect it is against the rules for a religieuse to do so?"
  2. A type of eclair made of two choux pastry cases, the smaller fixed atop of the other.

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʁə.li.ʒjøz/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

religieuse

  1. feminine singular of religieux

Noun[edit]

religieuse f (plural religieuses)

  1. nun
    Ma tante, qui est religieuse, est tout le temps en train de prier.
    Synonyms: nonne, sœur, bonne sœur
  2. religieuse (pastry)

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