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Hussite

[huhs-ahyt] /ˈhʌs aɪt/
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
1525-1535
1525-35; Huss + -ite1
Related forms
Hussitism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for hussitism

Hussite

/ˈhʌsaɪt/
noun
1.
an adherent of the religious ideas of John Huss or a member of the movement initiated by him
adjective
2.
of or relating to John Huss, his teachings, followers, etc
Derived Forms
Hussism, Hussitism, noun
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Word Origin and History for hussitism

Hussite

1530s, follower of John Huss, Bohemian religious reformer burnt in 1415. His name is an abbreviation of the name of his native village, Husinec, literally "goose-pen."

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