Adjective "fra" definition and examples

(Fra may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/frɑː/

Definitions and examples

noun

A prefixed title given to an Italian monk or friar.
  1. 'With its tender, intimate mood, the subject was disseminated and promoted by the preaching orders such as the Dominicans, to which Fra Angelico belonged, as well as the Augustinians and Franciscans.'
  2. 'The paintings of Fra Carnevale include striking examples of architectural fantasy and expertly calculated mathematical perspective.'
  3. 'In Fra Angelico's convent of San Marco at Florence there are several choir books with breathtaking illuminations from his hand, like some others in San Domenico at Fiesole on which he worked with incredible diligence.'

More definitions

1. a title of address for a friar or brother.

More examples(as adjective)

"udses can be fra."

Origin

(Fra)Italian, abbreviation of frate ‘brother’, from Latin frater.