noun Mon·ta·nist \ˈmän-tə-nist\

Definition of Montanist

  1. :  an adherent of a Christian sect arising in the late second century and stressing apocalyptic expectations, the continuing prophetic gifts of the Spirit, and strict ascetic discipline


play \-tə-ˌni-zəm\ noun

Origin and Etymology of montanist

Montanus, 2d century a.d. Phrygian schismatic

First Known Use: 1564

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