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mendicant-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.

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/mendicant

The local homeless man seemed to defy the sterotype of a mendicant, as he had an email address that he checked at the Apple store.


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Tags: adjective, m, middle english, noun
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