White Friar


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White Friar

n.

[From the color of the habit.]

White Friar

n
(Roman Catholic Church) a Carmelite friar, so called because of the white cloak that forms part of the habit of this order

White′ Fri′ar


n.
a Carmelite friar.
[1375–1425; from the order's white cloak]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.White Friar - a Roman Catholic friar wearing the white cloak of the Carmelite orderWhite Friar - a Roman Catholic friar wearing the white cloak of the Carmelite order; mendicant preachers
Carmelite order, Order of Our Lady of Mount Carmel - a Roman Catholic mendicant order founded in the 12th century
friar, mendicant - a male member of a religious order that originally relied solely on alms
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