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friar

noun [C] uk   /fraɪər/  us   /fraɪr/
a man belonging to one of several Roman Catholic religious groups, whose members often promise to stay poor
Translations of “friar”
in Chinese (Traditional) (天主教)托缽會修士…
in Russian монах…
in Turkish mensupları erkeklerden oluşan dini bir gurubun üyesi…
in Chinese (Simplified) (天主教)托钵会修士…
in Polish zakonnik…
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