chiliast

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA: /'kılıǝst/

Etymology[edit]

Adaptation of the Latin word "chiliasta", first used in the 17th century.

Noun[edit]

chiliast (plural chiliasts)

  1. (Christianity) One who believes that Jesus will reign over Earth for a thousand years.
  2. A millenarian.