sacramentarian

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noun

sac·​ra·​men·​tar·​i·​an
-ta(a)r-
plural -s
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
2

Sacramentarian

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adjective

1
: of or relating to the Sacramentarians
2
: of or relating to the sacraments or sacramentalism

Word History

Etymology

Noun

sacrament entry 1 + -arian

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“Sacramentarian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sacramentarian. Accessed 10 Dec. 2022.

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