Thomaean

noun
Tho·​mae·​an
variants: or Thomean \tōˈmēən, thōˈ-​ \
plural -s

Definition of Thomaean 

: a member of the Mar Thoma Church in southwestern India that claims the apostle Thomas as its founder

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History and Etymology for Thomaean

probably from (assumed) New Latin thomaeus of or belonging to Thomas (from Late Latin Thomas Thomas, one of Jesus' twelve apostles) + English -an

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