Definition of religieux in English:

religieux

noun

  • A man bound by religious vows; a monk.

    • ‘The religieux of the order were called, or rather they called themselves, Unitarians.’
    • ‘All the celibate religieux of India dress in orange no matter what religion they come from.’
    • ‘When he was twenty-nine years of age, he left his home and became a religieux.’
    • ‘The religieux smiled, turning and waving his brothers to come forward.’
    • ‘He ever afterward wore, even when sitting in the Senate, the dress of a religieux.’
    brother, male member of a religious order, religious, contemplative
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Origin

French.

Pronunciation

religieux

/rəlɪʒiˈəː/