Al·​ber·​tist | \ al-ˈbər-tist, ˈal-bər-\
plural -s

Definition of Albertist

: a follower of Albertus Magnus, who adapted Aristotle's philosophy to Christian theology

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First Known Use of Albertist

1530, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Albertist

Albertus Magnus (Albert, Count von Bollstädt) †1280 German scholastic philosopher + English -ist

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