noun si·mo·ni·ac \sī-ˈmō-nē-ˌak, sə-\

Definition of SIMONIAC

:  one who practices simony
simoniac or si·mo·ni·a·cal \ˌsī-mə-ˈnī-ə-kəl, ˌsi-\ adjective
si·mo·ni·a·cal·ly \-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin of SIMONIAC

Middle English, from Medieval Latin simoniacus, from Late Latin simonia simony
First Known Use: 14th century


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