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English definition of “Dominican”


noun [C] (RELIGIOUS GROUP)    /dəˈmɪn.ɪ.kən/ US  /doʊ-/
a monk who belongs to a Christian religious group that was established by Saint DominicMonks and nuns Dominican     adjective Monks and nunsNationalities
(Definition of Dominican noun (RELIGIOUS GROUP) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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