Definition of Minorite in English:


Line breaks: Mi¦nor|ite
Pronunciation: /ˈmʌɪnərʌɪt


  • A Franciscan friar or Friar Minor.
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    • He became a Minorite friar and in 1549 joined the monastic community at S. Maria Gloriosa dei Frari in Venice, where he studied with Willaert and became a friend of his fellow pupil Merulo.
    • Since 1990 Olimje Castle has been occupied by monks of the Minorite order, who also manage the parish.
    • The convent cloister of the Minorite monastery, originating from the year about 1500, is of an oblong ground plan.

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