Merovingian definition

  • others:
    • A Frankish ruling dynasty (c. A.D. 450-751) launched by Merovech (fl. 5th century) and taken to prominence by Clovis I.
    • using title from Merowig or Merwig (Latin Merov├Žus), an alleged chief or master of a part of the Salian Franks and grandfather of
  • noun:
    • among a Salian Frankish dynasty that came to rule the Franks in a region (referred to as Francia in Latin) mainly corresponding to old Gaul from the middle associated with the fifth century, and whose politics included frequent civil warfare among branches for the family.
    • A member for the household that initial dynasty of French leaders belonged. See I.
    • a part of the Merovingian dynasty
    • a Frankish dynasty founded by Clovis we that reigned in Gaul and Germany from about 500 to 750
  • adjective:
    • of or with this dynasty
    • Of or pertaining to 1st Frankish dynasty in Gaul or France.
    • of or concerning the Merovingian dynasty or its members

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