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religieux

[ruh-lee-zhyœ]French.
adjective
  1. religious; devout; pious.
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noun, plural re·li·gieux.
  1. a person under monastic vows.
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British Dictionary definitions for religieux

religieux

noun plural -gieux (-ʒjø)
  1. a member of a monastic order or clerical body
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Word Origin for religieux

C17: from Latin religiōsus religious
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