religious habit


The dress of a monk or a nun. Each order has a habit peculiar to it. The rule of several, e.g., Jesuits, is to use the habit worn by the priests in the country in which they reside, but long established custom has supplanted this rule in many places.

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MLA Citation

  • “religious habit“. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 August 2018. Web. 8 May 2021. <>