Franciscans



[fran-sis-kuh n] /frænˈsɪs kən/

adjective
1.
of or relating to or the Franciscans.
noun
2.
a member of the mendicant order founded by in the 13th century.
/frænˈsɪskən/
noun
1.

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

A religious order founded by Francis of Assisi, known, like Francis, for devotion to poverty. The Franciscans have many divisions, and include both men and women.

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