Legitimist meaning

lə-jĭtə-mĭst
One that believes in or advocates rule by hereditary right.
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A supporter of someone claiming a throne on the right of heredity.
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Having to do with support for such a claimant.
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(historical) A French royalist who believes that the King of France and Navarre must be chosen according to the simple application of the Salic law.
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(by extension) Any proponent for the rule of a legitimate sovereign.
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