a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the Mormon Church), founded in the U.S. in 1830 by Joseph Smith: among its sacred books is the Book of Mormon, represented by Smith as his translation of an account of some ancient American peoples by a prophet among them named Mormon
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of the Mormons or their religion
- An ancient prophet believed to have compiled a sacred history of the Americas, which was translated and published by Joseph Smith as the Book of Mormon in 1830.
- A member of the Mormon Church. Also called Latter-day Saint.
Of or relating to the Mormons, their religion, or the Mormon Church.
- The ancient American prophet of Mormon theology who compiled the Book of Mormon.
- (originally derogatory) A person who views Joseph Smith, Jr. as a prophet, and considers the Book of Mormon and the Pearl of Great Price to be holy.
- Of, or pertaining to, the faith established by Joseph Smith, Jr.