Legitimist
Legitimist Le*git"i*mist (-m[i^]st), n. [Cf. F. l['e]gitimiste.] 1. One who supports legitimate authority; esp., one who believes in hereditary monarchy, as a divine right. [1913 Webster]

2. Specifically, a supporter of the claims of the elder branch of the Bourbon dynasty to the crown of France. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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