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a male member of a religious community bound by vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience
saffron-robed Buddhist monks
He is a travelling Franciscan friar.
priests and religious brothers
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related adjective monastic

Additional synonyms

in the sense of brother
a member of a male religious order
priests and religious brothers

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The moon is at the forefront of our minds as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s ‘small step’ on 20th July, 1969. This month, we’ve been exploring lunar terminology, as well as looking at how the moon has woven itself into the fabric of our everyday language.
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