Simeonite

1 of 2

noun (1)

Sim·​e·​on·​ite
-ˌnīt
plural -s
: a member of the Hebrew tribe of Simeon

Simeonite

2 of 2

noun (2)

"
plural -s
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

Word History

Etymology

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Simeonite. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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