Ait·​ken·​ite | \ ˈāt-kə-ˌnīt, ˈā- \
plural -s

Definition of Aitkenite

: a follower of Aitken in desiring to introduce into the Anglican Church certain Methodist practices and views especially in regard to conversion

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First Known Use of Aitkenite

1840, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Aitkenite

Robert Aitken †1873 Scottish clergyman + English -ite

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“Aitkenite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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