Dominican nuns
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]


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