Stundist

noun

Stun·​dist
-də̇st
plural -s
: one of a Russian denomination of Protestants originating about 1860 under German influence and emphasizing evangelical piety

Word History

Etymology

Russian shtundist, from shtunda Stundism, body of Stundists (from German stunde lesson, hour, from Old High German stunta point in time, hour) + -ist; from their meetings for Bible study or prayer

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“Stundist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Stundist. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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