Merovingian

adjective
Mer·​o·​vin·​gian | \ ˌmer-ə-ˈvin-j(ē-)ən How to pronounce Merovingian (audio) \

Definition of Merovingian

: of or relating to the first Frankish dynasty reigning from about a.d. 500 to 751

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Merovingian noun

First Known Use of Merovingian

1687, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Merovingian

French mérovingien, from Medieval Latin Merovingi Merovingians, from Merovaeus Merowig †458 Frankish founder of the dynasty

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The first known use of Merovingian was in 1687

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“Merovingian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Merovingian. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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