plural -s
: one of an obscure heretical sect of the 4th and 5th centuries combining Jewish and Christian doctrines

Word History


Latin coelicola, caelicola heaven-worshiper (from coelum, caelum heaven, sky + colere to worship, cultivate, dwell) + English -ist

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“Coelicolist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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