Zwinglian

adjective
Zwing·​li·​an | \ ˈzwiŋ-glē-ən How to pronounce Zwinglian (audio) , ˈswiŋ-, -lē-; ˈtsfiŋ-lē- How to pronounce Zwinglian (audio) \

Definition of Zwinglian

: of or relating to Ulrich Zwingli or his teachings and especially his doctrine that Christ's presence in the Eucharist is not corporeal but symbolic

Other Words from Zwinglian

Zwinglian noun
Zwinglianism \ ˈzwiŋ-​glē-​ə-​ˌni-​zəm How to pronounce Zwinglianism (audio) , ˈswiŋ-​ , -​lē-​ ; ˈtsfiŋ-​lē-​ \ noun

First Known Use of Zwinglian

1532, in the meaning defined above

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