Baxterian

adjective
Bax·​te·​ri·​an | \ (ˈ)bak-¦stir-ē-ən \

Definition of Baxterian

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to Richard Baxter or his doctrines which sought to promote tolerance and restrain fanaticism by emphasizing certain fundamental tenets

Baxterian

noun
Bax·​te·​ri·​an | \ (ˈ)bak-¦stir-ē-ən \
plural -s

Definition of Baxterian (Entry 2 of 2)

: an adherent or follower of Richard Baxter

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Other Words from Baxterian

Adjective

Baxterianism \ (ˈ)bak-​¦stir-​ē-​ə-​ˌni-​zəm \ noun, plural -s

History and Etymology for Baxterian

Adjective

Richard Baxter †1691 English Puritan scholar and writer + English -ian

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“Baxterian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Baxterian. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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