Adul·​lam·​ite | \ ə-ˈdə-lə-ˌmīt\
plural -s

Definition of Adullamite

: 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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First Known Use of Adullamite

1866, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Adullamite

(Cave of) Adullam + English -ite

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