Definitions for black friar
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a Dominican friar.
Origin of Black Friar:
1400–50; from the order's black cloak
Dominican, Black Friar, Blackfriar, friar preacher(noun)
a Roman Catholic friar wearing the black mantle of the Dominican order
A member of the religious order of the Dominicans.
a friar of the Dominican order; -- called also predicant and preaching friar; in France, Jacobin. Also, sometimes, a Benedictine