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Jacobite

noun Jac·o·bite \ ˈja-kə-ˌbīt \

Definition of Jacobite

:a member of any of various Monophysite Eastern churches; especially :a member of the Monophysite Syrian church

Origin and Etymology of jacobite

Middle English, from Medieval Latin Jacobita, from Jacobus Baradaeus (Jacob Baradai) †578 Syrian monk


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Jacobite

noun

Definition of Jacobite

:a partisan of James II of England or of the Stuarts after the revolution of 1688

Jacobitical

play \ˌja-kə-ˈbi-ti-kəl\ adjective

Jacobitism

play \ˈja-kə-ˌbī-ˌti-zəm\ noun

Origin and Etymology of jacobite

Jacobus (James II)


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