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friar  mendicant  roman catholic friar  Fra  Frays
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A male member of a religious order that originally relied solely on alms WordNet 3.0
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A male member of a religious order that originally relied solely on alms WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
A friar is a brother and a member of one of the mendicant orders founded in the twelfth or thirteenth century; the term distinguishes the mendicants' itinerant apostolic character, exercised broadly under the jurisdiction of a superior general, from the older monastic orders' allegiance to a single monastery formalized by their vow of stability. Wikipedia
Members of certain religious orders, may be called "frays" (Spanish shortening of the word "fraile" and a titular prefix) in former Spanish colonial territories such as a the Philippines or the American Southwest Wikipedia Disambiguation
Member of a mendicant religious order in Catholic Christianity Wikidata
A member of a mendicant Christian order such as the Augustinians, Carmelites (white friars), Franciscans (grey friars) or the Dominicans (black friars). Wiktionary
A religious friar, forbidden to own personal property, who begs for a living. Wiktionary
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