noun, plural Friars Minor Conventual. Roman Catholic Church.
a friar belonging to a branch of the Franciscan order that separated from the Observants in the 15th century, and that observes a modification of the rule of St. Francis.
Also called Conventual.
Compare , (def 4).
noun, plural Friars Preachers. 1. a Dominican friar.
[tuhk] /tʌk/ noun 1. the jolly, pugnacious friar who was a member of Robin Hood’s band. noun 1. (English legend) a jolly friar who joined Robin Hood’s band and aided their exploits
[frahy-uh-ree] /ˈfraɪ ə ri/ noun, plural friaries. 1. a monastery of friars, especially those of a mendicant order. 2. a brotherhood of friars. /ˈfraɪərɪ/ noun (pl) -aries 1. (Christianity) a convent or house of friars
/frɪb/ noun 1. (Austral & NZ) a short heavy-conditioned piece of wool removed from a fleece during classing