Cerinthian

1 of 2

adjective

Ce·​rin·​thi·​an
-ēən
: relating to Cerinthus or his doctrine of adoptionist Christology

Cerinthian

2 of 2

noun

"
plural -s
: a follower of Cerinthus

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

Cerinthus, 1st century a.d. Syrian heresiarch + English -ian

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“Cerinthian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cerinthian. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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