friar
Pronunciation
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈfɹaɪɚ/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈfɹaɪə/
Noun

friar (plural friars)

  1. A member of a mendicant Christian order such as the Augustinians, Carmelites (white friars), Franciscans (grey friars) or the Dominicans (black friars).
  2. (printing, dated) A white or pale patch on a printed page.
  3. An American fish, the silverside.
Synonyms Translations
Friar
Proper noun
  1. Surname



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