non-Cath·​o·​lic ˌnän-ˈkath-lik How to pronounce non-Catholic (audio)
: a person who is not a Catholic
services attended by both Catholics and non-Catholics
non-Catholic adjective
non-Catholic churches/clergy

Word History

First Known Use

1650, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of non-Catholic was in 1650

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Cite this Entry

“Non-Catholic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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