plural -s
: one who believes in the real presence of Christ's body in the eucharist but not by transubstantiation

Word History


Latin adesse to be present (from ad- + esse to be) + connective -n- + English -arian

First Known Use

1744, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Adessenarian was in 1744

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“Adessenarian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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