dietine

noun

di·​e·​tine
¦dīə¦tēn,
¦dēə-
plural -s
: a subordinate or local assembly or diet
specifically : a onetime local assembly of Polish nobles that elected deputies to the national diet

Word History

Etymology

French diétine, from diète diet (from Medieval Latin dieta) + -ine

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“Dietine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dietine. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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