Definition of Dominican noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Dominican

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noun
BrE BrE//dəˈmɪnɪkən//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dəˈmɪnɪkən//
 
Religious people, Types of belief
 
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a member of a Christian group of monks or nuns following the rules of St Dominic See related entries: Religious people, Types of belief Word Origin late 16th cent.: from medieval Latin Dominicanus, from Dominicus, the Latin name of Domingo de Guzmán (c.1170-1221), the Spanish priest and friar who established the order.