"monk" in the noun sense
1. monk, monastic
a male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself to contemplation and prayer and work
2. Monk, Thelonious Monk, Thelonious Sphere Monk
United States jazz pianist who was one of the founders of the bebop style (1917-1982)
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