Jacobite vs Jacobin - What's the difference?

jacobite | jacobin |


As nouns the difference between jacobite and jacobin

is that jacobite is a supporter of the restoration of the stuart kings to the thrones of england and scotland in the late 17th century while jacobin is jacobin.

As an adjective jacobin is

jacobin.

jacobite

English

Noun

(wikipedia Jacobite) (en noun)
  • A supporter of the restoration of the Stuart kings to the thrones of England and Scotland in the late 17th century
  • (Macaulay)
  • (religion) One of the sect of Syrian Monophysites led by (Jacob Baradaeus) in the sixth century.
  • jacobin

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A Dominican friar.
  • A member of a radical French political club founded (at an old Jacobin convent) in 1789 and one of the driving forces of the French Revolution.
  • *2002 , , The Great Nation , Penguin 2003, p. 429-30:
  • *:The Jacobins acted as a left-of-centre parliamentary pressure group, spending much of their time in coordinating the following day's business in the Assembly.
  • By extension, a political radical.
  • A breed of domestic pigeon (known for its feathered hood over its head).
  • References

    *Collins Shorter English Dictionary *Napoleon - a biography by Frank McLynn Pages 209-10, 212, 213, 220,221,222,224,233,