Friar Minor


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Friar Minor

n, pl Friars Minor
(Roman Catholic Church) Christianity a member of either of two of the three orders into which the order founded by St Francis of Assisi came to be divided, namely the Order of Friars Minor and the Order of Friars Minor Conventual. Compare Capuchin
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