friar: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (frī'ur), [key]
- a member of a religious order, esp. the mendicant orders of Franciscans, Dominicans, Carmelites, and Augustinians.
- a blank or light area on a printed page caused by uneven inking of the plate or type. Cf. monk (def. 3).
- friar (Thesaurus)