exclaustration

/ (ˌɛksklɔːˈstreɪʃən) /

noun

the return of a monk or nun to the outside world after being released from his or her religious vows

Nearby words

  1. exclam.,
  2. exclamation,
  3. exclamation mark,
  4. exclamation point,
  5. exclamatory,
  6. exclave,
  7. exclosure,
  8. excludable,
  9. exclude,
  10. excluded middle

Word Origin for exclaustration

from ex- 1 + Latin claustrum cloister

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