[ beg-in; French be-gan ]
/ ˈbɛg ɪn; French bɛˈgɛ̃ /
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Origin of Beguin
back formation from Beguine
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British Dictionary definitions for Beguin
/ (ˈbɛɡɪn, French beɡɛ̃) /
another word for Beghard
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