plural -s
: a member of a sect of the 4th to the 9th century in Asia Minor combining heathen, Jewish, and Christian tenets

Word History


Late Greek Hypsistarioi, plural, from hypsistarioi, plural of hypsistarios worshiping the highest (from Greek hypsistos highest, from hypsi on high) + English -an

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“Hypsistarian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hypsistarian. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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