men•di•cantPronunciation: (men'di-kunt), [key]
begging; practicing begging; living on alms.
pertaining to or characteristic of a beggar.
a person who lives by begging; beggar.
a member of any of several orders of friars that originally forbade ownership of property, subsisting mostly on alms.
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