One who is strict and precise in adherence to established rules, forms, or standards, especially with regard to religious observance or moral behavior.
A person who is strict and precise in observing rules or customs, esp. of religion; specif., a 16th- or 17th-cent. English Puritan.
Origin of precisian
- From precise
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From precise +"Ž -ian.