Stundist

noun
Stun·​dist | \ -də̇st \
plural -s

Definition of Stundist

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

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History and Etymology for 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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“Stundist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Stundist. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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