limitarian

noun

lim·​i·​tar·​i·​an
ˌliməˈta(a)rēən,
-ter-
plural -s
: one that limits or restricts
specifically : one who holds that Christ died only for the elect or that not all men are to be saved

Word History

Etymology

limit entry 1 + -arian (as in trinitarian)

First Known Use

circa 1794, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of limitarian was circa 1794

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“Limitarian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/limitarian. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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