Waldensian

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From Waldens(es) +‎ -ian.

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Waldensian (comparative more Waldensian, superlative most Waldensian)

  1. Of or pertaining to the Waldenses.
    • 2010, Michael C Thomsett, The Inquisition, page 16:
      A spin-off of the Waldensian sect began in 1207 when Durand of Huesca, an early follow of Waldo, converted to Catholicism.
    • 2011, Norman Davies, Vanished Kingdoms, Penguin 2012, p. 126:
      Valdensian communities took to the mountains of Savoy, and would defy the authorities in the best Burgundian manner for centuries.

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Waldensian (plural Waldensians)

  1. One who holds the doctrines of the Waldenses (a pre-Protestant church founded by Peter Waldo).

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