[ mahy-nuh-rahyt ]
/ ˈmaɪ nəˌraɪt /
Save This Word!
CAN YOU ANSWER THESE COMMON GRAMMAR DEBATES?
There are grammar debates that never die; and the ones highlighted in the questions in this quiz are sure to rile everyone up once again. Do you know how to answer the questions that cause some of the greatest grammar debates?
Question 1 of 7
Which sentence is correct?
Origin of Minorite
1555–65; (Friars) Minor, translation of Medieval Latin frātrēs minōrēs literally, “lesser brothers,” a name emphasizing their humility; see -ite1
Words nearby Minorite
Minorca, Minorcan, minor canon, minor coin, minor element, Minorite, minoritize, minority, minority carrier, minority group, minority leader
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use Minorite in a sentence
Thus arose the early beginnings of the Minorite or Franciscan rule.The History of England|T.F. Tout
In 1514, in his twentieth year, he was entrusted with an important commission by the Minorite Friars of Correggio.
The so-called German church, in Romanesque style, belonged to the Minorite monastery, founded in 1241 and closed in 1808.
I am going over to the Minorite convent, to see her and speak to her, to restore her to health again.Farewell|Honore de Balzac
For that very reason the Minorite should learn the character of this patron of his order.In The Fire Of The Forge, Complete|Georg Ebers
British Dictionary definitions for Minorite
/ (ˈmaɪnəˌraɪt) /
a member of the Franciscan Friars MinorAlso called: Minor
Word Origin for Minorite
C16: from Medieval Latin frātrēs minōrēs lesser brethren, name adopted by St Francis as a token of humility
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012