HyperDic: franciscan

English > 2 senses of the word Franciscan:
ADJECTIVEpertFranciscanof or relating to Saint Francis of Assisi or to the order founded by him
NOUNperson Franciscan, Grey Friara Roman Catholic friar wearing the grey habit of the Franciscan order
Franciscan > pronunciation
Soundsfraensih'skahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > Franciscan: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to Saint Francis of Assisi or to the order founded by him.
Spanishfranciscano
Catalanfranciscà
NounsFrancis of Assisi, St. Francis(Roman Catholic Church) an Italian and the Roman Catholic monk who founded the Franciscan order of friars (1181-1226)
English > Franciscan: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA Roman Catholic friar wearing the grey habit of the Franciscan order.
SynonymGrey Friar
Member ofFranciscan orderA Roman Catholic order founded by Saint Francis of Assisi in the 13th century
Broaderfriar, mendicantA male member of a religious order that originally / originally relied solely on alms
Spanishfranciscano
Catalanfranciscà

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