The definition of a proselyte is a person who switches from one belief or religion to another.noun
An example of a proselyte is a Christian who becomes a Muslim.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Origin: ME proselite < LL(Ec) proselytus < Gr prosēlytos, stranger, sojourner (in N.T., a convert) < 2d aorist stem of proserchesthai, to come < pros, toward + erchesthai, to come, akin to orcheisthai: see orchestra
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Origin: Middle English proselite, from Old French, from Late Latin prosēlytus, from Greek prosēlutos, stranger, proselyte : pros-, pros- + , ēluth- aorist tense stem of erkhesthai, to go.
- prosˈe·lytˌer noun