Doukhobor

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

Definition of Doukhobor 

: 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

First Known Use of Doukhobor

1876, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Doukhobor

Russian dukhobor, dukhoborets, from dukh spirit + borets wrestler

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