HyperDic: franciscan_order

English > 1 sense of the expression Franciscan order:
NOUNgroupFranciscan ordera Roman Catholic order founded by Saint Francis of Assisi in the 13th century
English > Franciscan order: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningA Roman Catholic order founded by Saint Francis of Assisi in the 13th century.
MembersFranciscan, Grey FriarA Roman Catholic friar wearing the grey habit of the Franciscan order
Broaderorder, monastic orderA group of person living under a religious rule

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