Hussite

noun
Huss·​ite | \ ˈhə-ˌsīt How to pronounce Hussite (audio) , ˈhu̇- \

Definition of Hussite

: a member of the Bohemian religious and nationalist movement originating with John Huss

Other Words from Hussite

Hussite adjective
Hussitism \ ˈhə-​ˌsī-​ˌti-​zəm How to pronounce Hussite (audio) , ˈhu̇-​ \ noun

First Known Use of Hussite

1532, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Hussite

New Latin Hussita, from John Huss

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“Hussite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hussite. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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