Davidist

noun

Da·​vid·​ist
ˈdāvə̇də̇st
plural -s
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

Word History

Etymology

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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“Davidist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Davidist. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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