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Meanings of Franciscans:

noun

A friar, sister, or lay member of a christian religious order founded in 1209 by st francis of assisi or based on its rule, and noted for its preachers and missionaries.

Usage examples:

Christian outposts founded by dominicans, franciscans, and augustinians grew into towns.
adjective

Relating to or denoting st francis or the franciscans.

Usage examples:

Scientists are using brain imaging to pinpoint the circuits that are active and connecting when tib…

Francisco

ˌsæn frænˈsɪs.kəʊ

Meanings of Francisco:

proper noun

(1892–1975), spanish general and dictator, head of state 1939–75. leader of the nationalists in the civil war, in 1937 franco became head of the falange party and proclaimed himself caudillo (‘leader’) of spain. with the defeat of the republic in 1939, he took control of the government and established a dictatorship that ruled spain until his death.

noun

A large city and county (= a political division within a state) in the western us state of california

Usage examples:

San francisco is popular among foreign travellers., he has opened restaurants in san francisco and …

Francium

ˈfransɪəm

Meanings of Francium:

noun

The chemical element of atomic number 87, a radioactive member of the alkali metal group. francium occurs naturally as a decay product in uranium and thorium ores.

Usage examples:

Along the way, these disintegration series produce radioactive isotopes of protactinium, thorium, a…

Meanings of Francize:

verb

(in quebec) cause (a person or business) to adopt french as an official or working language.

Usage examples:

The government's firm intention of francizing business as soon as possible

Franco

fræŋ.kəʊ-

Meanings of Franco:

French; french and …

Usage examples:

Francophone
prefix

Of or connected with france

Usage examples:

The franco-german border (= the border between france and germany), a francophile (= someone who lo…

Francolin

ˈfraŋkə(ʊ)lɪn

Meanings of Francolin:

noun

A large game bird resembling a partridge, with bare skin on the head or neck, found in africa and southern asia.

Usage examples:

There are herons, ducks, geese, ospreys, eagles, vultures, pelicans, gulls, plovers, avocets, stork…

Meanings of Francolite:

noun

A mineral of the apatite group now usually called carbonate-fluorapatite.

Meanings of Francomania:

noun

A craze or excessive liking for france or for french people or things.

Meanings of Franconian:

adjective

Relating to franconia or its inhabitants.

Usage examples:

The appeal of franconian wine was undoubtedly heightened from this period by its being bottled in d…
noun

A native or inhabitant of franconia.

Usage examples:

Germany, with the extraordinarily varied and distinct cultures of the lander is an example to us al…

Francophobe

ˈfraŋkə(ʊ)fəʊb

Meanings of Francophobe:

noun

A person having a strong dislike of france or the french.

Usage examples:

Even a francophobe like you can pronounce the word

Francophobia

ˌfraŋkə(ʊ)ˈfəʊbiə

Meanings of Francophobia:

noun

Strong dislike of or prejudice against france or the french.

Usage examples:

The chair of the history department made no great secret of his francophobia

Francophone

ˈfræŋ.kə.fəʊn

Meanings of Francophone:

adjective

French-speaking.

Usage examples:

A summit of francophone countries
noun

A person who speaks french.

Usage examples:

This strategy serves to maintain the boundaries between anglophones and francophones.

Francs

fræŋk

Meanings of Francs:

noun

The basic monetary unit of france, belgium, switzerland, luxembourg, and several other countries, equal to 100 centimes (replaced in france, belgium, and luxembourg by the euro in 2002).

Usage examples:

There were no long queues or flurries of excited bank customers looking to exchange the luxembourg …

Franger

ˈfraŋə

Meanings of Franger:

noun

A condom.

Usage examples:

Wearing a franger during sex seems the limit of this guy's responsibility

Frangible

ˈfran(d)ʒɪb(ə)l

Meanings of Frangible:

adjective

Able to be broken into fragments; brittle or fragile.

Usage examples:

The frangible skull of an infant

Frangipane

ˈfræn.dʒɪ.peɪn

Meanings of Frangipane:

noun

An almond-flavoured cream or paste.

Usage examples:

It's worth waiting the 15 minutes required for his chocolate pithiviers, a crisp igloo shape of hot…

Frangipani

ˌfræn.dʒɪˈpɑː.ni

Meanings of Frangipani:

noun

A tropical american tree or shrub with clusters of fragrant white, pink, or yellow flowers.

Usage examples:

Although they look somewhat drab in the winter, frangipanis are wonderfully easy to grow and flower…

Frangipanis

ˌfran(d)ʒɪˈpɑːni

Meanings of Frangipanis:

noun

A tropical american tree or shrub with clusters of fragrant white, pink, or yellow flowers.

Usage examples:

Although they look somewhat drab in the winter, frangipanis are wonderfully easy to grow and flower…

Frank

fræŋk

Meanings of Frank:

adjective

Open, honest, and direct in speech or writing, especially when dealing with unpalatable matters.

Usage examples:

A long and frank discussion
verb

Stamp an official mark on (a letter or parcel) to indicate that postage has been paid or does not need to be paid.

Usage examples:

Each cover will be franked with a specially designed postmark
noun

An official mark or signature on a letter or parcel, indicating that postage has been paid or does not need to be paid.

Usage examples:

Several candidates explained in great detail the advantages incumbents have in fundraising, media a…

Characterized by directness in manner or speech

Meanings of Frankalmoign:

noun

A feudal tenure in england by which a religious body could hold land perpetually, in principle without any secular obligations, in return for the performance of religious duties, most commonly the saying of masses or prayers for the soul of the donor and his descendants.

Meanings of Frankalmoigne:

noun

A feudal tenure in england by which a religious body could hold land perpetually, in principle without any secular obligations, in return for the performance of religious duties, most commonly the saying of masses or prayers for the soul of the donor and his descendants.

Meanings of Franked:

adjective

(of a letter or parcel) stamped with an official mark to indicate that postage has been paid or does not need to be paid.

Usage examples:

Undelivered franked mail without a return address will be disposed of
verb

Stamp an official mark on (a letter or parcel) to indicate that postage has been paid or does not need to be paid.

Usage examples:

Each cover will be franked with a specially designed postmark

Frankenstein

ˈfræŋ.kən.staɪn

Meanings of Frankenstein:

proper noun

A character in the novel frankenstein, or the modern prometheus (1818) by mary shelley. frankenstein is a scientist who creates and brings to life a manlike monster which eventually turns on him and destroys him; frankenstein is not the name of the monster itself, as is often assumed.

noun

A thing that becomes terrifying or destructive to its maker.

Usage examples:

No matter how tight the american grip on this trial, there's a risk that it will turn into a franke…

Frankensteins

ˈfræŋ.kən.staɪn

Meanings of Frankensteins:

proper noun

A character in the novel frankenstein, or the modern prometheus (1818) by mary shelley. frankenstein is a scientist who creates and brings to life a manlike monster which eventually turns on him and destroys him; frankenstein is not the name of the monster itself, as is often assumed.

noun

A thing that becomes terrifying or destructive to its maker.

Usage examples:

No matter how tight the american grip on this trial, there's a risk that it will turn into a franke…

Franker

fræŋk

Meanings of Franker:

adjective

Open, honest, and direct in speech or writing, especially when dealing with unpalatable matters.

Usage examples:

A long and frank discussion
verb

To print a mark on stamps so that they cannot be used again, or to print a mark on envelopes or packages to show that the cost of sending them has been paid

Usage examples:

Senators can also send franked mail., you can only acquire franking machines on a rental basis.

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