: a supporter of the Orleans family in its claim to the throne of France by descent from a younger brother of Louis XIV

Word History

First Known Use

1834, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Orleanist was in 1834

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“Orleanist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Orleanist. Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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