Simple Definition of Amish
: of or relating to a Christian religious group whose members settled in America chiefly in the 18th century and continue to live in a traditional way on farms
Full Definition of Amish
: of or relating to a strict sect of Mennonites who were followers of Amman and settled in America chiefly in the 18th century
Origin of amish
probably from German amisch, from Jacob Amman or Amen fl1693 Swiss Mennonite bishop
First Known Use: 1844
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