Conventual definition

kən-vĕncho͝o-əl
Of, like, or characteristic of a convent.
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Of or relating to a convent.
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A member of a convent.
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A member of a branch of the Franciscan order that permits the accumulation and possession of common property.
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A member of a convent.
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A member of a branch (Friars Minor Conventual) of the Franciscan order under a modified rule that permits the holding of property in common.
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Pertaining to a convent or convent life; cloistered, monastic.
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A member of a convent.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
conventual
Plural:
conventuals

Origin of conventual

  • Middle English from Medieval Latin conventuālis from conventus convent convent

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Medieval Latin conventualis, from Latin conventus (“convent”).

    From Wiktionary