noun Pet·ro·bru·sian \¦pe‧trō¦brüzhən, -shən\

Definition of Petrobrusian



  1. :  a member of a 12th-century French sect rejecting infant baptism, the mass, prayers for the dead, and the veneration of the cross and opposing the construction of churches

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Origin and Etymology of petrobrusian

Medieval Latin petrobrusianus, from Petrus Brusius Pierre de Bruys †about 1126 French religious reformer who founded the sect of the Petrobrusians + Latin -anus -an

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to cast off or become cast off

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