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sansculotte

noun sans·cu·lotte \ˌsanz-k-ˈlät, -ky-\

Definition of SANSCULOTTE

1
:  an extreme radical republican in France at the time of the French Revolution
2
:  a radical or violent extremist in politics
sans·cu·lott·ic \-ˈlä-tik\ adjective
sans·cu·lott·ish \-tish\ adjective
sans·cu·lott·ism \-ˌti-zəm\ noun

Origin of SANSCULOTTE

French sans-culotte, literally, without breeches
First Known Use: 1790

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