Areopagite

noun
Ar·​e·​op·​a·​gite | \ˌa-rē-ˈä-pə-ˌgīt, -ˌjīt\

Definition of Areopagite 

: a member of the Areopagus

Other Words from Areopagite

Areopagitic \ -​ˌä-​pə-​ˈji-​tik \ adjective

First Known Use of Areopagite

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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