Adamite Definition

adəmīt
noun
A human being; person thought of as descended from Adam.
Webster's New World
A person who goes naked in imitation of Adam, as did members of some early religious sects.
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A descendant of Adam; a human being.

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(mineralogy) A zinc arsenate hydroxide mineral, Zn2AsO4OH.

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(historical) One of a sect of visionaries, who, professing to imitate the state of the Biblical Adam, discarded the use of clothing in their assemblies.
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adjective

Of or pertaining to the Biblical Adam.

Adamite language.
Adamite sin.
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Other Word Forms of Adamite

Noun

Singular:
Adamite
Plural:
adamites

Origin of Adamite

  • Named after French mineralogist Gilbert Joseph Adam (1795-1881) in 1866.

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  • Adam +‎ -ite

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