huguenot

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of disputed origin, traditionally said to be from eiguenot, from Dutch eedgenot, from Alemannic German Eidgenoss, from German Eid (oath) + Genoss (associate) (from Proto-Germanic *ganautaz (comrade)), influenced by the name of Geneva burgomaster Besançon Hugues, or Huguenot itself being a diminutive of the name Hugues. More at huguenot.

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Adjective[edit]

huguenot (feminine singular huguenote, masculine plural huguenots, feminine plural huguenotes)

  1. Huguenot

Noun[edit]

huguenot m (plural huguenots)

  1. Huguenot

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References[edit]

  • Oxford English Dictionary, 1884–1928, and First Supplement, 1933
  • Brachet, A., An Etymological Dictionary of the French Language, translated by G.W. Kitchin, Oxford, 1882.