Feuillant

/ French (fœjɑ̃) /

noun

French history a member of a club formed in 1791 by Lafayette advocating a limited constitutional monarchy: forced to disband in 1792 as the revolution became more violent and antimonarchical

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Word Origin for Feuillant

from the convent of Notre Dame des Feuillants, where meetings were held
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