Stundist

noun Stun·dist \ -də̇st \

Definition of Stundist

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

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Origin and Etymology of stundist

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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