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Schwenkfelder

[shfengk-fel-der, shvengk-]
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noun
  1. a member of a Protestant group that emigrated in 1734 from Germany and settled in Pennsylvania, where they organized the Schwenkfelder Church.
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Origin of Schwenkfelder

1780–90, Americanism; < German, after Kaspar von Schwenkfeld (1490–1561), German mystic; see -er1
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