Montanist

noun
Mon·ta·nist | \ˈmän-tə-nist \

Definition of Montanist 

: 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

Other Words from Montanist

Montanism \-tə-ˌni-zəm \ noun

First Known Use of Montanist

1564, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Montanist

Montanus, 2nd century a.d. Phrygian schismatic

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