ETYM OR. frere, French frčre brother, friar, from Latin frater brother. Related to Brother.
A male religious of an order of mendicant preachers of the gospel; SYN. mendicant.
A monk of any order, but originally the title of members of the mendicant (begging) orders, the chief of which were the Franciscans or Minors (Grey Friars), the Dominicans or Preachers (Black Friars), the Carmelites (White Friars), and Augustinians (Austin Friars).
Katolički kaluđer, redovnik.
Svešteno lice monaškog reda, monah. (grč.)
Kaluđer, usamljenik, koji živi u manastiru, redovnik. (grč.)
"Onaj koji živi sam", tj. usamljenik, kaluđer.