HyperDic: boniface

English > 2 senses of the word Boniface / boniface:
NOUNperson Boniface, Saint Boniface, St. Boniface, Winfred, Wynfrith, Apostle of Germany(Roman Catholic Church) Anglo-Saxon missionary who was sent to Frisia and Germany to spread the Christian faith
person boniface, host, innkeeperthe owner or manager of an inn
English > Boniface: 2 senses > noun 1, person
Meaning(Roman Catholic Church) Anglo-Saxon missionary who was sent to Frisia and Germany to spread the Christian faith; was martyred in Frisia (680-754).
SynonymsSaint Boniface, St. Boniface, Winfred, Wynfrith, Apostle of Germany
CategoryRoman Catholic, Western Church, Roman Catholic Church, Church of Rome, Roman ChurchThe Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
Instance ofmissionarysomeone who attempts to convert others to a particular doctrine or program
saintA person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization
English > boniface: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningThe owner or manager of an inn.
Synonymshost, innkeeper
NarrowerhostessA woman innkeeper
padroneAn owner or proprietor of an inn in Italy
victualer, victuallerAn innkeeper (especially British)
BroaderpatronThe proprietor of an inn
Spanishanfitrión, fondista, hospedero, hostelero, mesonero, patrón de posada, posadero, ventero
Catalanalberguer, fondista, hostaler

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