noun (1)
Sim·​e·​on·​ite | \ -ˌnīt \
plural -s

Definition of Simeonite

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a member of the Hebrew tribe of Simeon


noun (2)
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plural -s

Definition of Simeonite (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : 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
2 : low churchman

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History and Etymology for Simeonite

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 Oct. 2020.

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