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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Iriarte, "The Friar Minor as Penitent and Prophet," Greyfriars Review 2.
It dates back to the 17th century and is now the headquarters of the Philippine Province of the Order of Friar Minors.