Cainite

noun
Cain·​ite | \ ˈkāˌnīt\
plural -s

Definition of Cainite

1 : a descendant of Cain, one of the sons of Adam
2 [ Late Latin Cainita, from Cain + Latin -ita -ite ] : a member of a gnostic sect that regarded the Old Testament as an account of the work of a demiurge and a distortion of the true nature of such men as Cain, whom they honored

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History and Etymology for Cainite

Cain, son of Adam + English -ite

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