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Friar Minor

noun, plural Friars Minor. Roman Catholic Church.
  1. a friar belonging to the branch of the Franciscan order that observes the strict rule of St. Francis.Compare capuchin(def 4), Friar Minor Conventual.
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Origin of Friar Minor

First recorded in 1520–30
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Friar Minor

noun plural Friars Minor
  1. 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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