plural -s
: a member of a Samaritan sect believing in the heretic Dositheus as the Messiah and stressing especially the precepts of the law concerning the Sabbath

Word History


Dositheus, 1st century a.d. Jewish heretic + English -an

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“Dosithean.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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