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Sabbatarian

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noun Sab·ba·tar·i·an \ˌsa-bə-ˈter-ē-ən\

Definition of Sabbatarian

  1. 1 :  one who observes the Sabbath on Saturday in conformity with the letter of the fourth commandment

  2. 2 :  an adherent of Sabbatarianism

Origin and Etymology of sabbatarian

Latin sabbatarius, from sabbatum sabbath


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Sabbatarian

adjective Sab·ba·tar·i·an

Definition of Sabbatarian

  1. 1 :  of or relating to the Sabbath

  2. 2 :  of or relating to the Sabbatarians or Sabbatarianism

First Known Use of sabbatarian

circa 1631

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