Observantine
Observantine Ob`ser*van"tine, n. [Fr. observantin.] (R. C. Ch.) One of a branch of the Order of Franciscans, who profess to adhere more strictly than the Conventuals to the intention of the founder, especially as to poverty; -- called also {Observants}. [1913 Webster]

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