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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“Amidist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Amidist. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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