remonstrant

[ ri-mon-struh nt ]
/ rɪˈmɒn strənt /
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adjective

remonstrating; expostulatory.

noun

a person who remonstrates.
(initial capital letter) one of the Dutch Arminians whose doctrinal differences from strict Calvinists were set forth in 1610.

Origin of remonstrant

First recorded in 1610–20, remonstrant is from the Medieval Latin word remōnstrant- (stem of remōnstrāns, present participle of remōnstrāre). See remonstrate, -ant
Related formsre·mon·strant·ly, adverbhalf-re·mon·strant, adjectivenon·re·mon·strant, adjectiveun·re·mon·strant, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for remonstrant (1 of 2)

remonstrant

/ (rɪˈmɒnstrənt) /

noun

a person who remonstrates, esp one who signs a remonstrance

adjective

rare remonstrating or protesting

British Dictionary definitions for remonstrant (2 of 2)

Remonstrant

/ (rɪˈmɒnstrənt) /

noun

a Dutch supporter of the Arminian Remonstrance of 1610
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