Vaudois

plural noun

Vau·​dois vō-ˈdwä How to pronounce Vaudois (audio)
ˈvō-ˌdwä

Word History

Etymology

borrowed from Middle French, plural of valdois, vaudois, going back to Old French, vernacularization of Medieval Latin Valdensis "Waldensian" — more at waldenses

First Known Use

1560, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Vaudois was in 1560

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“Vaudois.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Vaudois. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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