Friar Minor


noun, plural Friars Minor.Roman Catholic Church.

a friar belonging to the branch of the Franciscan order that observes the strict rule of St. Francis.

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Origin of Friar Minor

First recorded in 1200–50; see origin at friar, minor
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British Dictionary definitions for Friar Minor

Friar Minor

noun plural Friars Minor

Christianity a member of either of two of the three orders into which the order founded by St Francis of Assisi came to be divided, namely the Order of Friars Minor and the Order of Friars Minor ConventualCompare Capuchin
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