theologue

noun
theo·​logue | \ ˈthē-ə-ˌlȯg How to pronounce theologue (audio) , -ˌläg \
variants: or less commonly theolog

Definition of theologue

: a theological student or specialist

First Known Use of theologue

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for theologue

Latin theologus theologian, from Greek theologos, from the- + legein to speak — more at legend

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“Theologue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/theologue. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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