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Wal·do(wôl′dō, wäl′-) or Val·do (văl′-, väl′-), Peter Also known as Peter or Pierre Valdès. fl. 12th century.
French religious leader who founded the Waldenses and was excommunicated in 1184.
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n, pl -dos or -does
(Tools) a gadget for manipulating objects by remote control
[C20: named after Waldo F. Jones, inventor in a science-fiction story by Robert Heinlein]
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Wal•do(ˈwɔl doʊ, ˈwɒl-)
Pierre or Peter, died c1217, French religious reformer, declared a heretic.
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