Latter-day Saint


Lat·​ter-day Saint ˈla-tər-ˌdā- How to pronounce Latter-day Saint (audio)
often capitalized D
: a member of any of several religious bodies tracing their origin to Joseph Smith in 1830 and accepting the Book of Mormon as divine revelation : mormon

Word History

First Known Use

1832, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Latter-day Saint was in 1832

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“Latter-day Saint.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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