Collegiant

noun Col·le·gi·ant \-jēənt, -jə̇nt\

Definition of Collegiant

plural

-s

  1. :  a member of an Arminian sect started in 1619 by Jan, Adrian, and Gilbert van der Kodde and forming congregations in Holland

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Origin and Etymology of collegiant

Dutch, from New Latin collegium congregation (from Latin, society) + Dutch -ant (from Latin -ant-, ans -ant — more at college


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