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 (hŭs′īt′, ho͝os′-)
A follower of the religious reformer John Hus.
Of or relating to John Hus or his religious theories.

Huss′it′ism n.
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(Theology) an adherent of the religious ideas of John Huss or a member of the movement initiated by him
(Theology) of or relating to John Huss, his teachings, followers, etc
ˈHussism, ˈHussitism n
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(ˈhʌs aɪt)

1. a member of the religious and nationalistic movement initiated by Jan Hus.
2. of or pertaining to Jan Hus or the Hussites.
Huss′it•ism, n.
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Noun1.Hussite - an adherent of the religious reforms of John HussHussite - an adherent of the religious reforms of John Huss
adherent, disciple - someone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another
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