A religious habit is a distinctive set of garments worn by members of a religious order. Traditionally some plain garb recognisable as a religious habit has also been folded by those leading the religious eremitic and anachoritic life, although in their case without conformity to a particular uniform style.
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... The religious members of the Order of Saint Jerome (monks and nuns) adopted as traditional religious habit a white tunic with a brown scapular (equal to the Scapular of Our Lady of ...
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