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



BrE BrE//frænˈsɪskən//
; NAmE NAmE//frænˈsɪskən//
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a member of a religious organization started in 1209 by St Francis of Assisi in Italy See related entries: Types of belief Word Originfrom French franciscain, from modern Latin Franciscanus, from Franciscus ‘Francis’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Franciscan

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