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frondeur

[fron-dur; French frawn-dœr] /frɒnˈdɜr; French frɔ̃ˈdœr/
noun, plural frondeurs
[fron-durz; French frawn-dœr] /frɒnˈdɜrz; French frɔ̃ˈdœr/ (Show IPA)
1.
a rebel; rioter.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800; < French: literally, a participant in the Fronde (the rebellion against royal authority during the minority of Louis XIV), equivalent to Fronde + -eur -eur
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Frondeur

/frɒnˈdɜː; French frɔ̃dœr/
noun
1.
(French history) a member of the Fronde
2.
any malcontent or troublemaker
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