Pinkster

noun Pink·ster \ˈpiŋ(k)stə(r), -ŋzt-\
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Pinxter

\ˈpiŋ(k)stə(r), -ŋzt-\

Definition of Pinkster

plural

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Origin and Etymology of pinkster

Dutch pinkster from Middle Dutch pinxter, alteration of pinxten; akin to Old Frisian pinxtera Whitsuntide, Old Saxon pinkoston, Middle High German pfingesten; all from a prehistoric continental West Germanic word borrowed from Gothic paintekuste Pentecost, from Greek pentēkostē — more at pentecost


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