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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A friar of the Dominican order, so named becaise wearing wearing the black mantle of the Dominicans; -- called also predicant and preaching friar; in France, Jacobin. Also, sometimes, a Benedictine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A friar of the Dominican order.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a Roman Catholic friar wearing the black mantle of the Dominican order
  • n. a Roman Catholic friar wearing the black mantle of the Dominican order

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