Definitions for "Franciscan"
Belonging to the Order of St. Francis of the Franciscans.
A monk or friar of the Order of St. Francis, a large and zealous order of mendicant monks founded in 1209 by St. Francis of Assisi. They are called also Friars Minor; and in England, Gray Friars, because they wear a gray habit.
Roman Catholic order begun by Francis of Assisi