Mormon

[mawr-muhn]
noun
1.
the popular name given to a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
2.
See under Book of Mormon.

Mormonism, noun
non-Mormon, noun, adjective
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Mormon (ˈmɔːmən)
 
n
1.  a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, founded in 1830 at La Fayette, New York, by Joseph Smith
2.  a prophet whose supposed revelations were recorded by Joseph Smith in the Book of Mormon
 
adj
3.  of or relating to the Mormons, their Church, or their beliefs
 
'Mormonism
 
n

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Mormon
1830, coined by religion founder Joseph Smith (1805-1844) in Seneca County, N.Y., in allusion to Mormon, supposed prophet and author of "The Book of Mormon," explained by Smith as meaning more mon, from Eng. more + Egyptian mon "good."
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