Hussite

Hussite

[huhs-ahyt]
noun
1.
a member of the religious reformist and nationalistic movement initiated by John Huss in Bohemia in the late 14th century.
adjective
2.
of or pertaining to John Huss or the Hussites.

Origin:
1525–35; Huss + -ite1

Hussitism, noun
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Hussite (ˈhʌsaɪt)
 
n
1.  an adherent of the religious ideas of John Huss or a member of the movement initiated by him
 
adj
2.  of or relating to John Huss, his teachings, followers, etc
 
'Hussism
 
n
 
'Hussitism
 
n

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Hussite
1532, follower of John Huss, Bohemian religious reformer burnt in 1415. His name is an abbreviation of the name of his native village, Husinec, lit. "goose-pen."
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