[ an-juh-vin ]
/ ˈæn dʒə vɪn /


of or relating to Anjou or its inhabitants.
relating to the counts of Anjou or their descendants, especially those who ruled in England, or to the period during which they ruled.


an inhabitant of Anjou.
a member of an Angevin royal house, especially that of the Plantagenets in England.
Also An·ge·vine [an-juh-vin, -vahyn] /ˈæn dʒə vɪn, -ˌvaɪn/. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for angevin

/ (ˈændʒɪvɪn) /


a native or inhabitant of Anjou
history a member of the Plantagenet royal line descended from Geoffrey, Count of Anjou, esp one of the kings of England from Henry II to John (1154–1216)


of or relating to Anjou or its inhabitants
of or relating to the Plantagenet kings of England between 1154 and 1216

Word Origin for Angevin

from French, from medieval Latin Andegavinus, from Andegavum, Angers capital of Anjou
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