Bogomil

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From the name of the priest Bogomil, who supposedly founded the sect, literally meaning "dear to god", from bog (god) (compare Common Slavic *bogъ) and mil (dear) (compare Common Slavic *milъ).

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Bogomil (plural Bogomils)

  1. A member of a dualist Christian sect which flourished in the Balkans during the 10th to 15th centuries and was characterized by resistance to the state and church authorities.

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