Huguenot

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noun Hu·gue·not \ˈhyü-gə-ˌnät\

Definition of Huguenot

  1. :  a member of the French Reformed communion especially of the 16th and 17th centuries

Huguenotic

play \ˌhyü-gə-ˈnä-tik\ adjective

Huguenotism

play \ˈhyü-gə-ˌnä-ˌti-zəm\ noun

Origin and Etymology of huguenot

Medieval French, alteration of Medieval French dialect (Geneva) eyguenot, adherent of a Swiss political movement, from German dialect eidgnosse confederate


First Known Use: 1565


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