mendicant: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (men'di-kunt), [key]
- begging; practicing begging; living on alms.
- pertaining to or characteristic of a beggar.
- a person who lives by begging; beggar.
- a member of any of several orders of friars that originally forbade ownership of property, subsisting mostly on alms.
- mendicant (Thesaurus)