[ muhngk ]
/ mʌŋk /
(James) ArthurArt,born 1957, U.S. football player.
The·lo·ni·ous [thuh-loh-nee-uh s] /θəˈloʊ ni əs/(Sphere),1917–1982, U.S. jazz pianist and composer.
George. Monck, George.
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British Dictionary definitions for arthur monk (1 of 2)
/ (mʌŋk) /
a male member of a religious community bound by vows of poverty, chastity, and obedienceRelated adjective: monastic
(sometimes capital) a fancy pigeon having a bald pate and often large feathered feet
Word Origin for monk
Old English munuc, from Late Latin monachus, from Late Greek: solitary (man), from Greek monos alone
British Dictionary definitions for arthur monk (2 of 2)
/ (mʌŋk) /
Thelonious (Sphere) (θəˈləʊnɪəs). 1920–82, US jazz pianist and composer
a variant spelling of (George) Monck
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