1》 a member of an Anabaptist Christian sect established in Moravia in the 16th century.
2》 a member of a North American community holding similar beliefs.
adjective relating to Hutterites.
from the name of the 16th-cent. Moravian Anabaptist Jacob Hutter.

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  • Hutterite — noun Etymology: Jakob Hutter died 1536 Moravian Anabaptist Date: 1910 a member of an Anabaptist sect of northwestern United States and Canada living communally and holding property in common • Hutterian adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hutterite — hut·ter·ite …   English syllables

  • Hutterite — Hut•ter•ite [[t]ˈhʌt əˌraɪt, ˈhʊt [/t]] n. rel a member of an Anabaptist sect founded in Moravia that practices community of goods • Etymology: 1635–45; after Jacob Hutter (d. 1536), leader of the sect; see ite I Hut•ter•i•an həˈtɪər i ən, hʊ adj …   From formal English to slang

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