Doukhobor

noun Dou·kho·bor \ˈdü-kə-ˌbȯr\
variants: or less commonly

Dukhobor

\ˈdü-kə-ˌbȯr\

Definition of Doukhobor

  1. :  a member of a Christian sect of 18th century Russian origin emphasizing the duty of obeying the inner light and rejecting church or civil authority

Origin and Etymology of doukhobor

Russian dukhobor, dukhoborets, from dukh spirit + borets wrestler


First Known Use: 1876


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