religieux

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French religieux. Doublet of religious.

Noun[edit]

religieux (plural religieux)

  1. A man bound by monastic vows; a monk.

Related terms[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for religieux in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French religieus, from Latin religiōsus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʁə.li.ʒjø/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

religieux (feminine singular religieuse, masculine plural religieux, feminine plural religieuses)

  1. religious

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Danish: religiøs
  • German: religiös
  • Norwegian Bokmål: religiøs
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: religiøs
  • Romanian: religios
  • Swedish: religiös

Noun[edit]

religieux m (plural religieux, feminine religieuse)

  1. A religious person (man).
  2. (Catholicism) A person (man) who is a member of a religious institute, or society, in which the member takes a public vow and lives a fraternal life in common; friar; monk.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]