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Black Friar

n
(Christian Churches, other) a Dominican friar

Black′ Fri′ar


n.
a Dominican friar.
[1400–50; from the order's black cloak]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Black Friar - a Roman Catholic friar wearing the black mantle of the Dominican orderBlack Friar - a Roman Catholic friar wearing the black mantle of the Dominican order
Dominican order - a Roman Catholic order of mendicant preachers founded in the 13th century
friar, mendicant - a male member of a religious order that originally relied solely on alms
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