Mennonite definition by Webster's New World
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a member of a Protestant denomination, Anabaptist in origins, founded in the Netherlands in the 16th cent.: Mennonites favor plain dress and oppose military service and the holding of public office
Origin: after Menno Simons (c. 1496-1561), a Dutch reformer
of or designating this denomination
Mennonite definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A member of an Anabaptist church characterized by nonviolence, refusal to swear oaths, and often simplicity of life.
Origin: German Mennonit, after Menno Simons (1492-1559), Frisian religious leader.