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Nun

Definition of nun:

part of speech: noun

A woman who devotes herself to a religious life of celibacy and seclusion.

part of speech: noun

In R. Cath. Church, a female who devotes herself to celibacy and seclusion: ( zool.) a kind of pigeon with the feathers on its head like the hood of a nun.

part of speech: noun

A woman living in a convent and devoted to a religious life, under a vow of poverty and obedience to a superior.

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