Scotism

noun
Sco·​tism | \ˈskō-ˌti-zəm \

Definition of Scotism 

: the doctrines of Duns Scotus

Other Words from Scotism

Scotist \ˈskō-​tist \ noun

First Known Use of Scotism

1812, in the meaning defined above

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