Origin of capuchin
Examples from the Web for capuchin
For centuries, Capuchin monks followed simple embalming practices.Palermo Has an Underground City Filled With Its Mummified Dead|Nina Strochlic|May 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Italians also have a soft spot for Capuchin Franciscans, who have long been known for their work with the poor.
But that kid from Podunk, now unloading freight at the big-box store, is a universe away from Oxford and a Capuchin friar buddy.
Much later a friend who was a Capuchin friar held for Marlantes an effective healing Mass for the Dead at Old Mission Santa Inez.
While Murillo was painting a series of pictures for a Capuchin convent of Seville, the cook became very much attached to him.Great Artists, Vol 1.|Jennie Ellis Keysor
At the Capuchin Church we went down into the vault of the imperial family, under the guidance of a sandalled friar, torch in hand.Over the Ocean|Curtis Guild
Legal force could have no power over the capuchin; the clergy were entirely exempt from secular jurisdiction.The Betrothed|Alessandro Manzoni
Mickie is a well-built, robust, good-natured monkey of the Capuchin variety.The Speech of Monkeys|R. L. Garner
The seventeen pictures, painted for the Capuchin Convent, are the most important.The Story of Seville|Walter M. Gallichan
British Dictionary definitions for capuchin (1 of 2)
Word Origin for capuchin
British Dictionary definitions for capuchin (2 of 2)
- a friar belonging to a strict and autonomous branch of the Franciscan order founded in 1525
- (as modifier)a Capuchin friar