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Simonian

noun Si·mo·ni·an \ sīˈmōnēən \

Definition of Simonian

plural -s
: a follower of Simon Magus : a member of any of various early gnostic sects reputed to follow his teachings

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Origin and Etymology of simonian

Late Greek simōnianoi followers of Simon Magus, from plural of simōnianos of Simon, from Simōn, personal name of Simon Magus, 1st century Samaritan sorcerer


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Simonian

adjective \ " \

Definition of Simonian

: of, relating to, or characteristic of Simon Magus or the Simonians

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