monkhood

[ muhngk-hoo d ]
/ ˈmʌŋk hʊd /

noun

the condition or profession of a monk.
monks collectively.

Origin of monkhood

Middle English monkehode, Old English munuchād. See monk, -hood
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monkhood
/ (ˈmʌŋkhʊd) /

noun

the condition of being a monk
monks collectively
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