Definition of Kingite in US English:

Kingite

noun

historical
  • A supporter of a king. In later use specifically (NZ) a follower or supporter of the Maori King during the New Zealand Wars of 1845–72; a member or supporter of the King Movement.

adjective

historical
  • NZ. Of, relating to, or designating a supporter of the Maori King during the New Zealand Wars of 1845–72; of or relating to the King Movement.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in The Public Advertiser. From king + -ite.

Pronunciation

Kingite

/ˈkɪŋʌɪt/