Jacobin

Adjective

  • (by extension) Politically radical.
  • Of, or related to the radical French political club that was a driving force of the French Revolution.

Noun

  • A Dominican friar.
  • A breed of domestic pigeon (known for its feathered hood over its head).
  • (by extension) A political radical.
  • 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.

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