Dominican, Black Friar, Blackfriar, friar preacher(noun)
a Roman Catholic friar wearing the black mantle of the Dominican order
a native or inhabitant of the Dominican Republic
of or relating to or characteristic of the Dominican Republic or its people
"the Dominican population"
of or relating to Saint Dominic or the Dominican order
A person from the Commonwealth of Dominica or of its descent.
A person from the Dominican Republic or of its descent.
A member of the religious order founded by St. Dominic.
Of, from, or pertaining to Dominica, or its people.
Of, from, or pertaining to the Dominican Republic, or its people.
Of or belonging to the Dominican religious order.
of or pertaining to St. Dominic (Dominic de Guzman), or to the religions communities named from him
one of an order of mendicant monks founded by Dominic de Guzman, in 1215. A province of the order was established in England in 1221. The first foundation in the United States was made in 1807. The Master of the Sacred Palace at Rome is always a Dominican friar. The Dominicans are called also preaching friars, friars preachers, black friars (from their black cloak), brothers of St. Mary, and in France, Jacobins
Origin: [NL. Dominicanus, fr. Dominicus, Dominic, the founder: cf. F. Dominicain.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
do-min′i-kan, adj. belonging to St Dominic or to the Dominicans.—n. a friar or monk of the order of St Dominic—Fratres Predicatores, founded in 1215—the Black Friars, from their black mantle.
The numerical value of Dominican in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of Dominican in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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