Definition for MO-NAS'TIC, or MO-NAS'TIC-AL

MO-NAS'TIC, or MO-NAS'TIC-AL, a. [Fr. monastique; It. monastico; Low L. monasticus; Gr. μοναστικος, from μονος, sole, separate.]

Pertaining to monasteries, monks and nuns; recluse; secluded from the temporal concerns of life and devoted to religion; as, a monastic life; monastic orders. Denham.

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