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remonstrant

[ri-mon-struh nt] /rɪˈmɒn strənt/
adjective
1.
remonstrating; expostulatory.
noun
2.
a person who remonstrates.
3.
(initial capital letter) one of the Dutch Arminians whose doctrinal differences from strict Calvinists were set forth in 1610.
Origin of remonstrant
1610-1620
First recorded in 1610-20, remonstrant is from the Medieval Latin word remōnstrant- (stem of remōnstrāns, present participle of remōnstrāre). See remonstrate, -ant
Related forms
remonstrantly, adverb
half-remonstrant, adjective
nonremonstrant, adjective
unremonstrant, adjective
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remonstrant

/rɪˈmɒnstrənt/
noun
1.
a person who remonstrates, esp one who signs a remonstrance
adjective
2.
(rare) remonstrating or protesting

Remonstrant

/rɪˈmɒnstrənt/
noun
1.
a Dutch supporter of the Arminian Remonstrance of 1610
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