Synonyms of tonsure


1. tonsure, pate, poll, crown

usage: the shaved crown of a monk's or priest's head

2. tonsure, shave, shaving

usage: shaving the crown of the head by priests or members of a monastic order


1. tonsure, shave

usage: shave the head of a newly inducted monk

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Definition and meaning of tonsure (Dictionary)