Dominican

noun
Do·​min·​i·​can | \ də-ˈmi-ni-kən How to pronounce Dominican (audio) \

Definition of Dominican

: a member of a mendicant order of friars founded by St. Dominic in 1215 and dedicated especially to preaching

Other Words from Dominican

Dominican adjective

First Known Use of Dominican

1534, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Dominican

St. Dominic

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Dominican

Dominican Republic

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“Dominican.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dominican. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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