conventual definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or associated with a convent.
    • regarding a convent or convent life; cloistered, monastic.
    • Of or related to a convent; monastic.
    • of public life sequestered from the globe under spiritual vows
  • noun:
    • A member of a convent.
    • an associate of a branch associated with Franciscan order that allows the buildup and ownership of typical property.
    • a part of a convent.
    • person who life in a convent; a monk or nun; a recluse.
    • One who lives in a convent; a monk or a nun.
    • [capitalized] A member of 1 of two great branches of the Franciscan order, others being the Observants. See Franciscan.
  • others:
    • Belonging to a convent; monastic: since, conventual priors.

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