Plantagenet

adjective
Plan·​tag·​e·​net | \ plan-ˈta-jə-nət How to pronounce Plantagenet (audio) , -ˈtaj-nət\

Definition of Plantagenet

: of or relating to a royal house ruling England from 1154 to 1485 the Plantagenet kings

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Plantagenet noun

First Known Use of Plantagenet

circa 1562, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Plantagenet

Plantagenet, nickname of the family adopted as surname

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The first known use of Plantagenet was circa 1562

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