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gyrovague

[ jahy-roh-veyg ]
/ ˈdʒaɪ roʊˌveɪg /
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noun
a vagrant monk who wandered from one monastery to another.
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Origin of gyrovague

1795–1805; <French <Late Latin gȳrovagus gȳro-, equivalent to gyro-gyro- + vagus strolling about; see vague
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