sacramentarian

noun
sac·​ra·​men·​tar·​i·​an | \-ta(a)r-\
plural -s

Definition of sacramentarian 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 usually capitalized [ translation of German sakramenter, sakramentierer ] : one who interprets sacraments as visible symbols that are not inherently efficacious and not supernaturally potent but of great symbolic significance

Sacramentarian

adjective

Definition of Sacramentarian (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : of or relating to the Sacramentarians

2 : of or relating to the sacraments or sacramentalism

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sacrament entry 1 + -arian

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