Rus·​sell·​ite | \ ˈrəsəˌlīt \
plural -s

Definition of Russellite

dated, sometimes disparaging
: a follower of the teachings of Charles T. Russell : jehovah's witness

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First Known Use of Russellite

1896, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Russellite

Charles Taze Russell †1916 American religious leader + English -ite

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“Russellite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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