Fennoman

noun

Fen·​no·​man
¦fenō¦män
plural -s
: a partisan of the nationalist movement in Finland that began in the middle of the 19th century by advocating the use and cultivation of the Finnish language compare swekoman

Word History

Etymology

Swedish, from fenno- + -man maniac, (from French -mane, back-formation from manie mania)

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“Fennoman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Fennoman. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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