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Merovingian (adj.)

"of or pertaining to the dynasty to which the first French kings belonged," 1690s, from French Mérovingien, from Medieval Latin Merovingi, "descendants of Meroveus," (mythical?) ancestor of the line of Frankish kings in Gaul c. 500-752 beginning with Clovis; Merovingi is a Latinization of his Germanic name (compare Old High German Mar-wig "famed-fight") with the Germanic patronymic suffix -ing.

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Definitions of Merovingian
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Merovingian (n.)
a member of the Merovingian dynasty;
Merovingian (n.)
a Frankish dynasty founded by Clovis I that reigned in Gaul and Germany from about 500 to 750;
Synonyms: Merovingian dynasty
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Merovingian (adj.)
of or relating to the Merovingian dynasty or its members;
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