retinue[ret′'n o̵̅o̅′, -yo̵̅o̅′]
- The definition of a retinue is a group made up of followers and people who work for a famous person.
An example of a retinue is most of the followers of a specific guru attending a retreat.
Origin of retinueMiddle English retenue ; from Old French feminine of retenu, past participle of retenir: see retain
Origin of retinueMiddle English retenue, from Old French, from feminine past participle of retenir, to retain; see retain.
From Middle English retenue, from Old French retenue, past participle of retenir (“retain")