Hutterite definition

hŭtə-rīt, ho͝ot-
A member of an Anabaptist sect originating in Moravia and now living communally in parts of Canada and the northwest United States.
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A member of a Protestant denomination, Anabaptist in origins and originally from Moravia, who live communally in the Dakotas, Montana, and Alberta, Canada, with beliefs and customs much like those of the Mennonites.
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A member of a communal branch of Anabaptists founded by Jakob Hutter.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
hutterite
Plural:
hutterites

Origin of hutterite

  • After Jakob Hutter (died 1536), Moravian Anabaptist leader

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Hutter +‎ -ite

    From Wiktionary