monkhood

[ muhngk-hood ]
/ ˈmʌŋk hʊd /

noun

the condition or profession of a monk.
monks collectively.

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Origin of monkhood

Middle English monkehode,Old English munuchād.See monk, -hood
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British Dictionary definitions for monkhood

monkhood
/ (ˈmʌŋkhʊd) /

noun

the condition of being a monk
monks collectively
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