Ca·​pe·​tian kə-ˈpē-shən How to pronounce Capetian (audio)
: of or relating to the French royal house that ruled from 987 to 1328
Capetian noun

Word History


Hugh Capet

First Known Use

1836, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Capetian was in 1836

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“Capetian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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