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Helvetic

[ hel-vet-ik ]
/ hɛlˈvɛt ɪk /
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noun

a Swiss Protestant; Zwinglian.

adjective

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Origin of Helvetic

First recorded in 1700–10; Helvet(ia) + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for Helvetic

Helvetic
/ (hɛlˈvɛtɪk) /

adjective

Helvetian or Swiss
of or relating to the Helvetic Confessions or to Swiss Protestantism

noun

a Swiss Protestant or reformed Calvinist who subscribes to one of the two Helvetic Confessions (of faith) formulated in 1536 and 1566
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