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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a Roman Catholic friar wearing the black mantle of the Dominican order;
[syn: Dominican, Black Friar, Blackfriar, friar preacher]

2. a native or inhabitant of the Dominican Republic;


ADJECTIVE (2)

1. of or relating to or characteristic of the Dominican Republic or its people;
- Example: "the Dominican population"

2. of or relating to Saint Dominic or the Dominican order;
- Example: "Dominican monks"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dominican \Do*min"i*can\, prop. a. [NL. Dominicanus, fr. Dominicus, Dominic, the founder: cf. F. Dominicain.] Of or pertaining to St. Dominic (Dominic de Guzman), or to the religious communities named from him. [1913 Webster] Dominican nuns, an order of nuns founded by St. Dominic, and chiefly employed in teaching. Dominican tertiaries the third order of St. Dominic. See Tertiary. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dominican \Do*min"i*can\, prop. n. (Eccl. Hist.) One of an order of mendicant monks founded by Dominic de Guzman, in 1215. A province of the order was established in England in 1221. The first foundation in the United States was made in 1807. The Master of the Sacred Palace at Rome is always a Dominican friar. The Dominicans are called also preaching friars, friars preachers, black friars (from their black cloak), brothers of St. Mary, and in France, Jacobins. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Dominican adj 1: of or relating to or characteristic of the Dominican Republic or its people; "the Dominican population" 2: of or relating to Saint Dominic or the Dominican order; "Dominican monks" n 1: a Roman Catholic friar wearing the black mantle of the Dominican order [syn: Dominican, Black Friar, Blackfriar, friar preacher] 2: a native or inhabitant of the Dominican Republic
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

38 Moby Thesaurus words for "Dominican": Augustinian, Augustinian Hermit, Austin Friar, Benedictine, Bernardine, Black Friar, Black Monk, Bonhomme, Brigittine, Capuchin, Carmelite, Carthusian, Cistercian, Cluniac, Conventual, Crossed Friar, Crutched Friar, Franciscan, Friar Minor, Gilbertine, Gray Friar, Hospitaler, Jesuit, Loyolite, Marist, Maryknoll, Minorite, Observant, Oratorian, Premonstratensian, Recollect, Recollet, Redemptorist, Templar, Trappist, White Friar, begging hermit, preaching friar