I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French or Medieval Latin; Anglo-French conventuel, from Medieval Latin conventualis, from conventus convent Date: 15th century 1. of, relating to, or befitting a convent or monastic life ; monastic 2. capitalized of or relating to the Conventuals • conventually adverb II. noun Date: 1533 1. capitalized a member of the Order of Friars Minor Conventual forming a branch of the first order of St. Francis of Assisi under a mitigated rule 2. a member of a conventual community

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  • Conventual — Con*ven tu*al (?; 135), a. [LL. conventualis: cf. F. conventuel.] Of or pertaining to a convent; monastic. A conventual garb. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] {Conventual church}, a church attached or belonging to a convent or monastery. Wordsworth.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conventual — conventuál adj. m., pl. conventuáli; f. sg. conventuálă, pl. conventuále Trimis de siveco, 12.01.2007. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  CONVENTUÁL, Ă adj. referitor la un convent. (< fr. conventuel …   Dicționar Român

  • conventual — adj. 2 g. 1. Do convento ou a ele relativo. • s. 2 g. 2. Pessoa que reside num convento. 3. missa conventual: missa alta do dia (celebrada das nove horas em diante).   ‣ Etimologia: latim medieval conventualis, e …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • conventual — (Del lat. conventuālis). 1. adj. Perteneciente o relativo al convento. 2. m. Religioso que reside en un convento, o es individuo de una comunidad. 3. Religioso franciscano cuya orden posee rentas. Los hubo en España, y hoy se conservan en otros… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • conventual — [kən ven′cho͞o əl] adj. [ME < ML conventualis] of, like, or characteristic of a convent n. 1. a member of a convent 2. [C ] a member of a branch (Friars Minor Conventual) of the Franciscan order under a modified rule that permits the holding… …   English World dictionary

  • Conventual — Con*ven tu*al, n. One who lives in a convent; a monk or nun; a recluse. Addison. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conventual — ► adjetivo 1 RELIGIÓN Del convento: ■ asistieron a regañadientes a la misa conventual, pero salieron muy satisfechos. ► sustantivo masculino femenino 2 RELIGIÓN Religioso que reside en un convento. ► sustantivo masculino 3 RELIGIÓN Religioso… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • conventual — {{#}}{{LM C10347}}{{〓}} {{SynC10595}} {{[}}conventual{{]}} ‹con·ven·tual› {{《}}▍ adj.inv.{{》}} De un convento o relacionado con él: • Nos contó que la vida conventual era muy sacrificada.{{○}} {{#}}{{LM SynC10595}}{{〓}} {{CLAVE… …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • conventual — conventually, adj. /keuhn ven chooh euhl/, adj. 1. of, belonging to, or characteristic of a convent. n. 2. See Friar Minor Conventual. 3. a member of a convent or monastery. [1375 1425; late ME < ML conventualis, equiv. to L conventu , s. of… …   Universalium

  • conventual — 1. adjective /kənˈvɛntjuːəl/ Pertaining to a convent or convent life; cloistered, monastic. The Breton Club resumed its meetings in the refectory of an empty conventual building in the rue Saint Jacques. 2. noun /kənˈvɛntjuːəl/ A member of a… …   Wiktionary

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