plural -s
: the teachings of Priscillian, bishop of Avila, who was condemned, put to torture, and beheaded with four companions on charges of heresy involving leanings toward Manichaeism, docetism, and modalism see priscillianist

Word History


Priscilliana.d. 385 Spanish religious reformer + English -ism

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“Priscillianism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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