[men-di-kuh n-see] /ˈmɛn dɪ kən si/
the practice of begging, as for alms.
the state or condition of being a beggar.
“state or condition of beggary,” 1790, from mendicant + -cy. Also in this sense was mendicity (c.1400), from Old French mendicité “begging,” from Latin mendicitatem (nominative mendicitas) “beggary, mendicity.”
[men-di-kuh nt] /ˈmɛn dɪ kənt/ adjective 1. begging; practicing begging; living on alms. 2. pertaining to or characteristic of a beggar. noun 3. a person who lives by begging; beggar. 4. a member of any of several orders of friars that originally forbade ownership of property, subsisting mostly on alms. /ˈmɛndɪkənt/ adjective 1. begging 2. […]
[men-dis-i-tee] /mɛnˈdɪs ɪ ti/ noun 1. .
[men-ding] /ˈmɛn dɪŋ/ noun 1. the act of a person or thing that . 2. articles, especially clothes, to be : Grandmother always kept her mending in this wicker basket. [mend] /mɛnd/ verb (used with object) 1. to make (something broken, worn, torn, or otherwise damaged) whole, sound, or usable by repairing: to mend old […]
/ˈmɛndɪps/ plural noun 1. a range of limestone hills in SW England, in N Somerset: includes the Cheddar Gorge and numerous caves. Highest point: 325 m (1068 ft) Also called Mendip Hills