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Zwinglian

[zwing-glee-uh n, swing-, tsving-lee-] /ˈzwɪŋ gli ən, ˈswɪŋ-, ˈtsvɪŋ li-/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to Ulrich Zwingli or his doctrines, largely agreeing with those of Luther and offering a distinctive interpretation of the Lord's Supper.
noun
2.
a follower of Zwingli.
Origin
1525-1535
1525-35; Zwingli + -an
Related forms
Zwinglianism, noun
Zwinglianist, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for zwinglianist

Zwinglian

/ˈzwɪŋɡlɪən; ˈswɪŋɡ-; ˈtsvɪŋ-/
noun
1.
an upholder of the religious doctrines or movement of Zwingli
adjective
2.
of or relating to Zwingli, his religious movement, or his doctrines, esp his interpretation of the Eucharist
Derived Forms
Zwinglianism, noun
Zwinglianist, noun
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Word Origin and History for zwinglianist

Zwinglian

1532, after Ulrich Zwingli (1484-1531), Swiss Protestant reformer.

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