religieux

[ ruh-lee-zhyœ ]
/ rə liˈʒyœ /
French.

adjective

religious; devout; pious.

noun, plural re·li·gieux.

a person under monastic vows.
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British Dictionary definitions for religieux

religieux

/ French (rəliʒjø) /

noun plural -gieux (-ʒjø)

a member of a monastic order or clerical body

Word Origin for religieux

C17: from Latin religiōsus religious
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