Albanenses

plural noun

Al·​ba·​nen·​ses
ˌal-bə-ˈnen-ˌsēz
: members of a 12th century dualistic Catharistic sect closely related to the Albigenses
Albanensian
¦al-bə-¦nen(t)-shən
-¦nen(t)-sē-ən
adjective

Word History

Etymology

Medieval Latin, plural of Albanensis, literally, inhabitant of Alba, irregular from Alba, Italy + Latin -ensis -ese

First Known Use

circa 1771, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Albanenses was circa 1771

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“Albanenses.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Albanenses. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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