/ (ˈkluːnɪˌæk) /
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of or relating to a reformed Benedictine order founded at the French town of Cluny in 910
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How to use Cluniac in a sentence
The monks of Moissac, being Cluniac and not Cistercian, found imagery profitable to their souls.How France Built Her Cathedrals|Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly
In some Orders, such as the Cistercian and Cluniac, it was performed with a certain amount of ceremonial usage.
He struck out a new line, which was a still further departure from the ideal of St. Benedict than was the Cluniac system.
The Cluniac, having dipped his hands in a silver basin, was drying them in the brazier's heat.
Scared out of all composure by this blasphemy, the Cluniac fell to crossing himself and mumbling invocations.