Waldenses

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plural noun Wal·den·ses \ wȯl-ˈden(t)-(ˌ)sēz , wäl- \

Definition of Waldenses

:a Christian sect arising in southern France in the 12th century, adopting Calvinist doctrines in the 16th century, and later living chiefly in Piedmont

Waldensian

play \wȯl-ˈden(t)-shən, -ˈden(t)-sē-ən, wäl-\ adjective or noun

Origin and Etymology of waldenses

Middle English Waldensis, from Medieval Latin Waldenses, Valdenses, from Peter Waldo (or Valdo)


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