Septembrist

Septembrist

[sep-tem-brist]
noun
a person who instigated or took part in the September Massacre.

Origin:
1830–40; September + -ist, modeled on Portuguese setembrista (with reference to the revolution of September 1836 in Portugal); replacing earlier septembrizer < French septembriseur

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Septembrist (sɛpˈtɛmbrɪst)
 
n
French history a person who took part in the September Massacre

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