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minor term
Minor term of a syllogism
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minor tranquilizer
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Minoresses definitions

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Franciscan Fran*cis"can, a. [LL. Franciscus Francis: cf. F. franciscain.] (R. C. Ch.) Belonging to the Order of St. Francis of the Franciscans. Franciscan Brothers, pious laymen who devote themselves to useful works, such as manual labor schools, and other educational institutions; -- called also Brothers of the Third Order of St. Francis. Franciscan Nuns, nuns who follow the rule of t. Francis, esp. those of the Second Order of St. Francis, -- called also Poor Clares or Minoresses. Franciscan Tertiaries, the Third Order of St. Francis.




 


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