Mennonite

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Etymology[edit]

Eponymous to Menno Simons, the second-generation leader of the denomination, +‎ -ite.

Noun[edit]

Mennonite (plural Mennonites)

  1. A group of churches or denominations (the Mennonites) in the Anabaptist movement (historically a part of the Radical Reformation).
  2. A member of such a church or denomination or a person (non-church member) with a Mennonite background or heritage.

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  • Mennist (historical)
  • Menno (informal term for a Mennonite; also male given name)

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Adjective[edit]

Mennonite (comparative more Mennonite, superlative most Mennonite)

  1. Of, pertaining to, or related to a Mennonite or Mennonites or to their movement and church(es).

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