Elkesaite

noun
El·​ke·​saite | \ ˈelkəˌsīt; ˌelkəˈsāˌīt, -ˈsīˌīt \
plural -s

Definition of Elkesaite

: a member of an Ebionite sect in whose system magic and astrology played a conspicuous role

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History and Etymology for Elkesaite

Elkesai, semilegendary author of a 2d or 3d century work of religious inspiration + English -ite

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“Elkesaite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Elkesaite. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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