normanize

transitive verb, often capitalized nor·man·ize \ˈnȯ(r)məˌnīz\
variants: also British

normanise

\ˈnȯ(r)məˌnīz\

Definition of normanize

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. :  to make Norman in quality, traits, or culture; also :  to bring under the military or civil control of Normans

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Origin and Etymology of normanize

1Norman + -ize


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