Morrisite

noun
Mor·​ris·​ite | \ ˈmȯrəˌsīt, ˈmär- \
plural -s

Definition of Morrisite

: one of a schismatic group that broke off from the Mormon Church in 1861

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History and Etymology for Morrisite

Joseph Morris, flourished 1860 American leader of a dissenting group of Mormons + English -ite

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“Morrisite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Morrisite. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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