Variant of Jesuit
- a member of the Society of Jesus, a Roman Catholic religious order for men, founded by Ignatius Loyola in 1534
- a crafty schemer; cunning dissembler; casuist: hostile and offensive term, as used by anti-Jesuits
Origin: ModL Jesuita < LL(Ec) Iesus, Jesus + -ita, -ite
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