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
Montanismplay \-tə-ˌni-zəm\ noun
Origin and Etymology of montanist
Montanus, 2nd century a.d. Phrygian schismatic
First Known Use: 1564See Words from the same year
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