Sabbatarian

noun
Sab·​ba·​tar·​i·​an | \ ˌsa-bə-ˈter-ē-ən How to pronounce Sabbatarian (audio) \

Definition of Sabbatarian

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : one who observes the Sabbath on Saturday in conformity with the letter of the fourth commandment
2 : an adherent of Sabbatarianism

Sabbatarian

adjective

Definition of Sabbatarian (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : of or relating to the Sabbath
2 : of or relating to the Sabbatarians or Sabbatarianism

First Known Use of Sabbatarian

Noun

1613, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Adjective

circa 1631, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Sabbatarian

Noun

Latin sabbatarius, from sabbatum sabbath

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“Sabbatarian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sabbatarian. Accessed 1 Apr. 2020.

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