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 (hŭt′ə-rīt′, ho͝ot′-)
A member of an Anabaptist sect originating in Moravia and now living communally in parts of Canada and the northwest United States.

[After Jakob Hutter (died 1536), Moravian Anabaptist leader.]
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(Christian Churches, other) a member of an Anabaptist Christian sect founded in Moravia, branches of which established farming communities in western Canada and the northwest US
[C19: after Jacob Hutter (died 1536), Moravian Anabaptist]
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(ˈhʌt əˌraɪt, ˈhʊt-)

a member of an Anabaptist sect founded in Moravia that practices community of goods.
[1635–45; after Jacob Hutter (d. 1536), leader of the sect; see -ite1]
Hut•ter•i•an (həˈtɪər i ən, hʊ-) adj., n.
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