friar

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Roman Catholic friar or monk belonging to one of the Augustinian monastic orders Augustinian
Roman Catholic friar wearing the black mantle of the Dominican order Blackfriar , Black Friar , Dominican , friar preacher
Roman Catholic friar wearing the white cloak of the Carmelite order; mendicant preachers Carmelite , White Friar
Roman Catholic friar wearing the grey habit of the Franciscan order Franciscan , Grey Friar
Italian religious and political reformer; a Dominican friar in Florence who preached against sin and corruption and gained a large following; he expelled the Medici from Florence but was later excommunicated and executed for criticizing the Pope (1452-149 Girolamo Savonarola , Savonarola
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