Definition of Davidist
1 : a follower of the philosopher David of Dinant
2 : a follower of the theologist David Joris —called also Davidian, Jorist
3 : a follower of the anti-Trinitarian theologist Francis David
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Origin and Etymology of davidist
in sense 1, from David of Dinant flourished1200 Belgian scholastic philosopher + English -ist; in sense 2, from David Joris + English -ist; in sense 3, from Francis David †1579 Transylvanian theologist + English -ist
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