noun Adul·lam·ite \ə-ˈdə-lə-ˌmīt\

Definition of Adullamite



  1. :  one of a small group of seceders from a particular political or intellectual position; especially :  one who withdraws to join with others in forming a new group

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Origin and Etymology of adullamite

(Cave of) Adullam + English -ite — more at cave of adullam

First Known Use: 1866

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