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Black Monk

or black monk

noun
  1. a Benedictine monk (so called from the black habit worn by the order).
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Origin of Black Monk

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300
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British Dictionary definitions for black monk

Black Monk

noun
  1. a Benedictine monk
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