Hutterite

Hutterite

[huht-uh-rahyt, hoot-]
noun
a member of an Anabaptist sect following the principles of Jacob Hutter (d. 1536) of Moravia and practicing community of goods and nonconformity.

Origin:
1635–45; Jacob Hutter + -ite1

Hutterian [huh-teer-ee-uhn, hoo-] , adjective
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Hutterite (ˈhʌtəˌraɪt)
 
n
a member of an Anabaptist Christian sect founded in Moravia, branches of which established farming communities in western Canada and the northwest US
 
[C19: after Jacob Hutter (died 1536), Moravian Anabaptist]

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Hutterite
1645, in ref. to Moravian Anabaptist sect established by Jacob Hutter (d.1536).
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