Amidist

adjective
Am·i·dist | \ -də̇st \

Definition of Amidist 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to Amidism

Amidist

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of Amidist (Entry 2 of 2)

: a member of the cult of Amitabha

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First Known Use of Amidist

Adjective

1921, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1914, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Amidist

Adjective

Japanese Amida + English -ist

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