Norman

noun
1》 a member of a people of mixed Frankish and Scandinavian origin who settled in Normandy in the 10th century; in particular, any of the Normans who conquered England in 1066 or their descendants.
    ↘a native or inhabitant of modern Normandy.
2》 (also Norman French) the northern form of Old French spoken by the Normans.
    ↘the French dialect of modern Normandy.
adjective relating to the Normans or Normandy.
↘denoting the style of Romanesque architecture used in Britain under the Normans.
Derivatives
Normanize or Normanise verb
Origin
ME: from OFr. Normans, plural of Normant, from ON Northmathr 'Northman'.

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