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conventual

[ kuhn-ven-choo-uhl ]
/ kənˈvɛn tʃu əl /
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adjective
of, belonging to, or characteristic of a convent.
noun
a member of a convent or monastery.
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Origin of conventual

1375–1425; late Middle English <Medieval Latin conventuālis, equivalent to Latin conventu-, stem of conventusconvent + -ālis-al1

OTHER WORDS FROM conventual

con·ven·tu·al·ly, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for conventual

conventual
/ (kənˈvɛntjʊəl) /

adjective
of, belonging to, or characteristic of a convent
noun
a member of a convent

Derived forms of conventual

conventually, adverb
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