AskDefine | Define cloistral

Dictionary Definition

cloistral adj : of communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows [syn: cloistered, conventual, monastic, monastical]

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  1. Of, pertaining to, or living in a cloister.
  2. Sheltered from the world; monastic.
  3. Secluded.


of, pertaining to, or living in a cloister
  • trreq Czech
  • Finnish: luostari-
  • French: claustral
  • German: klösterlich
  • Hungarian: kolostori
  • Italian: claustrale
  • Russian: монастырский
  • Spanish: claustral
sheltered from the world; monastic
  • French: monastique, monacal
  • German: klösterlich, Mönchs-
  • Portuguese: monástico
  • Russian: монастырский
  • Spanish: monástico
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