Cerinthian

adjective
Ce·​rin·​thi·​an | \ -ēən \

Definition of Cerinthian

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: relating to Cerinthus or his doctrine of adoptionist Christology

Cerinthian

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of Cerinthian (Entry 2 of 2)

: a follower of Cerinthus

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History and Etymology for Cerinthian

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 22 Jan. 2022.

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