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Franciscan (n.)

1590s, "friar of the order founded in 1209 by St. Francis (Medieval Latin Franciscus) of Assisi" (1182-1226). Also as an adjective.

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Definitions of Franciscan
1
Franciscan (n.)
a Roman Catholic friar wearing the grey habit of the Franciscan order;
Synonyms: Grey Friar
2
Franciscan (adj.)
of or relating to Saint Francis of Assisi or to the order founded by him;
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