Plan·​tag·​e·​net plan-ˈta-jə-nət How to pronounce Plantagenet (audio)
: of or relating to a royal house ruling England from 1154 to 1485
the Plantagenet kings
Plantagenet noun

Word History


Plantagenet, nickname of the family adopted as surname

First Known Use

circa 1562, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Plantagenet was circa 1562

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Cite this Entry

“Plantagenet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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