Cerinthian

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cerinthus +‎ -ian, named after its Jewish founder, Cerinthus.

Noun[edit]

Cerinthian (plural Cerinthians)

  1. (historical) One of an ancient religious sect that attempted to unite the doctrines of Christ with the opinions of the Jews and Gnostics.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Hook to this entry?)

Adjective[edit]

Cerinthian (comparative more Cerinthian, superlative most Cerinthian)

  1. (historical) Of or relating to Cerinthus or the Cerinthian sect.

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