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noun (1)

plural -s
: a member of the Hebrew tribe of Simeon


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noun (2)

plural -s
: a follower of the clerical leader Charles Simeon of the Evangelical Revival in the Church of England and founder of a trust for purchasing advowsons for Low Churchmen
: low churchman

Word History


Noun (1)

Late Latin Simeonitae Simeonites, from Simeon, second son of the patriarch Jacob + Latin -itae, plural of -ita -ite

Noun (2)

Charles Simeon †1836 + English -ite

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“Simeonite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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