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simoniac

play
noun si·mo·ni·ac \sī-ˈmō-nē-ˌak, sə-\

Definition of simoniac

  1. :  one who practices simony

simoniac or simoniacal play \ˌsī-mə-ˈnī-ə-kəl, ˌsi-\ adjective
simoniacally play \-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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