Friar Minor Conventual

noun, plural Friars Minor Conventual. Roman Catholic Church.

a friar belonging to a branch of the Franciscan order that separated from the Observants in the 15th century, and that observes a modification of the rule of St. Francis.Also called Conventual.Compare Friar Minor, capuchin(def 4). Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019