Ripuarian

adjective
Rip·​u·​ar·​i·​an | \ ˌri-pyə-ˈwer-ē-ən How to pronounce Ripuarian (audio) \

Definition of Ripuarian

: of, relating to, or constituting a group of Franks settling in the fourth century on the Rhine near Cologne

First Known Use of Ripuarian

1714, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Ripuarian

Medieval Latin Ripuarius

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“Ripuarian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ripuarian. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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