Capetian

Capetian

[kuh-pee-shuhn]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the French dynasty that ruled France a.d. 987–1328 in the direct line, and in collateral branches, as the Valois and Bourbons, until 1848 (except 1795–1814).
noun
2.
a member of this dynasty.

Origin:
1830–40; Hugh Capet + -ian, modeled on French capétien

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Capetian (kəˈpiːʃən)
 
n
1.  a member of the dynasty founded by Hugh Capet, which ruled France from 987--1328 ad
 
adj
2.  of, or relating to, the Capetian kings or their rule

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