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Black Friar

noun
1.
a Dominican friar: so called from the distinctive black mantle worn by the order.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English
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British Dictionary definitions for Black Friar

Black Friar

noun
1.
a Dominican friar
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Word Origin and History for Black Friar

black friar

n.

"Dominican," c.1500, so called from the color of their dress.

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