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Albigenses

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noun plural Al·bi·gen·ses \ˌal-bə-ˈjen-ˌsēz\

Definition of Albigenses

  1. :  members of a Catharistic sect of southern France flourishing primarily in the 12th and 13th centuries

Al·bi·gen·sianplay \-ˈjen(t)-shən, -ˈjen(t)-sē-ən\ adjective or noun
Al·bi·gen·sian·ismplay \-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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