Definition of antrustion
: a follower usually in the bodyguard of Frankish princes of the 5th to 7th centuries
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Origin and Etymology of antrustion
Medieval Latin antrustion-, antrustio, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German ant-, int- against and Old High German trōst help, comfort
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