noun Ca·per·na·ite \kəˈpərnēˌīt\

Definition of Capernaite



  1. 1 :  a native or inhabitant of Capernaum

  2. 2 :  one who believes in transubstantiation; specifically :  one who interprets literally Jesus' discourse at Capernaum on the bread of life (John 6:26–58)

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Origin and Etymology of capernaite

Capernaum, city in ancient Palestine + English -ite

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to criticize severely

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