Bogomil

noun
Bo·​go·​mil | \ ˌbə-gə-ˈmēl How to pronounce Bogomil (audio) \
variants: or less commonly Bogomile

Definition of Bogomil

: a member of a medieval Bulgarian sect holding that God has two sons, the rebellious Satan and the obedient Jesus

First Known Use of Bogomil

1841, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Bogomil

Middle Greek Bogomilos, from Bogomilos Bogomil, 10th century Bulgarian priest, founder of the sect

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“Bogomil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bogomil. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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