Mennonite

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Men·​no·​nite | \ ˈme-nə-ˌnīt How to pronounce Mennonite (audio) \

Definition of Mennonite

: a member of any of various Protestant groups derived from the Anabaptist movement in Holland and characterized by congregational autonomy and rejection of military service

First Known Use of Mennonite

1565, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Mennonite

German Mennonit, from Menno Simons

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“Mennonite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mennonite. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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Mennonite

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English Language Learners Definition of Mennonite

: a person who belongs to a Christian religious group whose members live simply and wear plain clothing

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