plural Flamingants
: one of the party among the Flemings of Belgium that seeks to revive Flemish to the exclusion of French

Word History


French, Flemish-speaking, from present participle of French dialect (Walloon) flaminguer to speak Flemish, from Flemish Vlaming Fleming, from Middle Dutch Vlaminc

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“Flamingant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Flamingant. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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