Albigenses


Al·bi·gen·ses

noun plural \ˌal-bə-ˈjen-ˌsēz\

Definition of ALBIGENSES

:  members of a Catharistic sect of southern France flourishing primarily in the 12th and 13th centuries
Al·bi·gen·sian \-ˈjen(t)-shən, -ˈjen(t)-sē-ən\ adjective or noun
Al·bi·gen·sian·ism \-shə-ˌni-zəm, -sē-ə-ˌ\ noun

Origin of ALBIGENSES

Medieval Latin, plural of Albigensis, literally, inhabitant of Albi, from Albiga (Albi), France
First Known Use: 1580

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