stercoranist

noun, often capitalized ster·co·ra·nist \-nə̇st\
variants: less commonly

stercorarian

\¦stərkə¦ra(a)rēən\

Definition of stercoranist

plural

-s

  1. :  one who holds that the consecrated elements in the Eucharist are subject to natural processes (as of digestion)

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Origin and Etymology of stercoranist

stercoranist from Medieval Latin stercoranista, from stercoran- (irregular from Latin stercor-, stercus excrement) + Latin -ista -ist; stercorarian from Latin stercorarius stercoral + English -an


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