Blackfriar

Definition of Blackfriar

1.(Eccl.) A friar of the Dominican order, so named becaise wearing wearing the black mantle of the Dominicans; - called also predicant and preaching friar; in France, Jacobin. Also, sometimes, a Benedictine.

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Black Friar, Dominican, Dominican order, friar, friar preacher, Girolamo Savonarola, mendicant, Savonarola
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