Amish

adjective
\ ˈä-mish How to pronounce Amish (audio) , ˈa- How to pronounce Amish (audio) , ˈā- \

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

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Amish noun

First Known Use of Amish

1830, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Amish

borrowed from German amisch, from Jacob Amman died before 1730 Swiss Mennonite elder + -isch -ish

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“Amish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Amish. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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