Sectary Definition

sĕktə-rē
sectaries
noun
sectaries
A member of a sect.
Webster's New World
Wiktionary
A Dissenter; Nonconformist.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Sectary

Noun

Singular:
sectary
Plural:
sectaries

Origin of Sectary

  • Either from the French sectaire or directly from its etymon, the Medieval Latin sectārius, from secta (“sect"). Cognates include the Italian settario and the Portuguese and Spanish sectario.

    From Wiktionary

  • Medieval Latin sectārius from Latin secta sect sect

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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