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[hel-vet-ik] /hɛlˈvɛt ɪk/

a Swiss Protestant; Zwinglian.
Helvetian or Swiss
of or relating to the Helvetic Confessions or to Swiss Protestantism
a Swiss Protestant or reformed Calvinist who subscribes to one of the two Helvetic Confessions (of faith) formulated in 1536 and 1566


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