Dynasty vs Merovingian - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between dynasty and merovingian

is that dynasty is a series of rulers or dynasts from one family while merovingian is one of a salian frankish dynasty that came to rule the franks in a region (known as francia in latin) largely corresponding to ancient gaul from the middle of the 5th century, and whose politics involved frequent civil warfare among branches of the family.

As an adjective merovingian is

of or relating to this dynasty.

dynasty

English

Noun

(dynasties)
  • A series of rulers or dynasts from one family.
  • Derived terms

    * dynastic * dynastically

    merovingian

    English

    Noun

    (en noun) (Merovingian dynasty)
  • One of a Salian Frankish dynasty that came to rule the Franks in a region (known as Francia in Latin) largely corresponding to ancient Gaul from the middle of the 5th century, and whose politics involved frequent civil warfare among branches of the family.
  • Synonyms

    * Meroving

    Adjective

    (-)
  • of or relating to this dynasty