Relating to Vaud, its people, or their dialect of French.
nounplural noun Vaudois
1A native of Vaud.
2The French dialect spoken in Vaud.
nounplural noun Vaudoishistorical
A member of the Waldenses religious sect.‘The church of Rome and its Italian princes had deeply disgraced themselves by their conduct to the unhappy Vaudois.’
- ‘Milton's sonnet itself was only one episode in a long series of British connections with the Waldensians, not only in centuries when they were usually referred to as Vaudois but in the age of Italian unification when they became Valdesi.’
- ‘The towns and lands of the Vaudois were restored.’
Relating to the Waldenses.
Mid 16th century French, representing medieval Latin Valdensis (see Waldenses).