What does conventual mean?

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kənˈvɛn tʃu əlcon·ven·tu·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cloistered, cloistral, conventual, monastic, monasticaladjective

    of communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows


  1. conventualnoun

    A member of a convent.

  2. conventualadjective

    Pertaining to a convent or convent life; cloistered, monastic.

  3. Etymology: From conventualis, from conventus.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Conventualadjective

    Belonging to a convent; monastick.

    Etymology: conventuel, French.

    Those are called conventual priors that have the chief ruling power over a monastery. John Ayliffe, Parergon.

  2. Conventualnoun

    A monk; a nun; one that lives in a convent.

    Etymology: from convent.

    I have read a sermon of a conventual, who laid it down, that Adam could not laugh before the fall. Joseph Addison, Spectator.


  1. conventual

    The Order of Friars Minor Conventual (OFM Conv) is a male religious fraternity in the Roman Catholic Church that is a branch of the Franciscans. The friars in OFM CONV are also known as Conventual Franciscans, or Minorites. Dating back to the 13th century, OFM Conv. has provinces worldwide. Dressed in serge habits with white cords, the friars teach in schools, serve as chaplains, run hospitals and provide aid to the poor.


  1. conventual

    Conventual refers to anything related to a convent, which is a community of nuns or monks living under religious vows. It can also pertain to a member of a religious order who lives in a convent or monastery. The term is often used in the context of Roman Catholic Church, referencing the monastic life, practices or rituals.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Conventualadjective

    of or pertaining to a convent; monastic

  2. Conventualnoun

    one who lives in a convent; a monk or nun; a recluse

  3. Etymology: [LL. conventualis: cf. F. conventuel.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of conventual in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of conventual in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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