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Franciscan

noun Fran·cis·can \fran-ˈsis-kən\

Definition of FRANCISCAN

:  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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