Hussite
noun Etymology: New Latin Hussita, from John Huss Date: 1532 a member of the Bohemian religious and nationalist movement originating with John Huss • Hussite adjectiveHussitism noun

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  • hussite — [ ysit ] n. m. • XVe; de Hus ♦ Hist. relig. Chrétien de Bohême partisan de Jan Hus, réformateur brûlé comme hérétique (XVe). ⇒HUSSITE, subst. masc. HIST. RELIG. [XVe s.] Chrétien de Bohême partisan de Jean Hus, réformateur religieux, condamné et… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Hussite — Huss ite, n. (Eccl. Hist.) A follower of John Huss, the Bohemian reformer, who was adjudged a heretic and burnt alive in 1415. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • *hussite — ● hussite adjectif et nom Relatif à Jan Hus ; partisan de Jan Hus …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 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, lit. goose pen …   Etymology dictionary

  • Hussite — [hus′īt΄] n. a follower of John Huss adj. of John Huss or his religious beliefs …   English World dictionary

  • Hussite — The Hussites (Czech: Husité, or Kališníci; Men of the Chalice) were a Christian movement following the teachings of Czech reformer Jan Hus (c. 1369–1415), who became one of the forerunners of the Protestant Reformation. This predominantly… …   Wikipedia

  • Hussite — Jan Hus Pour les articles homonymes, voir Hus. Jan Hus Naissance entre …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hussite — Hussitism, n. /hus uyt/, n. 1. a member of the religious reformist and nationalistic movement initiated by John Huss in Bohemia in the late 14th century. adj. 2. of or pertaining to John Huss or the Hussites. [1525 35; HUSS + ITE1] * * * Member… …   Universalium

  • Hussite — noun A follower of the teachings of the Christian reformer …   Wiktionary

  • hussite — (hu ssi t ) s. m. Membre d une secte fondée par Jean Hus, qui renouvela les doctrines des Vaudois. •   Viclef était le grand docteur de Jean Hus, aussi bien que de tout le parti des hussites, BOSSUET Var. XI, 164 …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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