cerinthian

Cerinthian

Ce*rin"thi*an\, n. (Eccl. Hist.) One of an ancient religious sect, so called from Cerinthus, a Jew, who attempted to unite the doctrines of Christ with the opinions of the Jews and Gnostics. --Hook.
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