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A Frankish ruling dynasty (c. ad 450-751) founded by Merovech (fl. fifth century) and brought to prominence by Clovis I.
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(Historical Terms) of or relating to a Frankish dynasty founded by Clovis I, which ruled Gaul and W Germany from about 500 to 751 ad
(Historical Terms) a member or supporter of this dynasty
[C17: from French, from Medieval Latin Merovingi offspring of Merovaeus, Latin form of Merowig, traditional founder of the line]
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|Noun||1.||Merovingian - a member of the Merovingian dynasty|
Merovingian dynasty, Merovingian - a Frankish dynasty founded by Clovis I that reigned in Gaul and Germany from about 500 to 750
|2.||Merovingian - a Frankish dynasty founded by Clovis I that reigned in Gaul and Germany from about 500 to 750|
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
Merovingian - a member of the Merovingian dynasty
|Adj.||1.||Merovingian - of or relating to the Merovingian dynasty or its members|
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