HyperDic: black_friar

English > 1 sense of the expression Black Friar:
NOUNperson Black Friar, Dominican, Blackfriar, friar preachera Roman Catholic friar wearing the black mantle of the Dominican order
English > Black Friar: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA Roman Catholic friar wearing the black mantle of the Dominican order.
SynonymsDominican, Blackfriar, friar preacher
InstancesSavonarola, Girolamo SavonarolaItalian religious and political reformer
Member ofDominican orderA Roman Catholic order of mendicant preachers founded in the 13th century
Broaderfriar, mendicantA male member of a religious order that originally / originally relied solely on alms
Spanishdominicano, dominico
Catalandominicà, dominic

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