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A nun (from the Latin nonna being a female version of nonnus meaning monk) was the female equivalent of a monk. Nuns lived in [convent] and followed a religious life under the authority of an abbess or prioress.
[Medieval] Orders of Nuns
- The Order of St. Benedict
- The Order of Poor Ladies (Poor Clares)
- The Order of Preachers (Dominican nuns)