Bogomil meaning

A member of a dualist Christian sect which flourished in the Balkans during the 10th to 15th centuries and was characterized by resistance to the state and church authorities.
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Origin of bogomil

  • From the name of the priest Bogomil, who supposedly founded the sect, literally meaning "dear to god", from bog (“god”) (compare Common Slavic *bogъ) and mil (“dear”) (compare Common Slavic *milъ).

    From Wiktionary