Mendinant
Mendinant Men"di*nant, n. A mendicant or begging friar. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • mendicant — {{11}}mendicant (adj.) late 14c., from L. mendicantem (nom. mendicans) prp. of mendicare to beg, ask alms, from mendicus beggar, originally cripple (connection via cripples who must beg), from menda fault, physical defect (see MENDACIOUS (Cf.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Mendiant — Men di*ant, n. See {Mendinant}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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