Herrnhuter definition

(historical) A member of the Moravian Church.
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Noun

Singular:
herrnhuter
Plural:
herrnhuters

Origin of herrnhuter

  • So called from the settlement of Herrnhut (= the Lord's watch) made, about 1722, by the Moravians at the invitation of Nicholas Lewis, count of Zinzendorf, upon his estate in the circle of Bautzen.

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