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Franciscan

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noun Fran·cis·can \fran-ˈsis-kən\

Definition of Franciscan

  1. :  a member of the Order of Friars Minor founded by St. Francis of Assisi in 1209 and dedicated especially to preaching, missions, and charities

Franciscan adjective


Origin of franciscan

Medieval Latin Franciscus Francis


First Known Use: 1536



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