Thomaean

noun

Tho·​mae·​an
variants or Thomean
tōˈmēən,
thōˈ-
plural -s
: a member of the Mar Thoma Church in southwestern India that claims the apostle Thomas as its founder

Word History

Etymology

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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“Thomaean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Thomaean. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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