Other Word Forms of Zealot
Origin of Zealot
First coined in English in 1638, from Ancient Greek ζηλωτής (zÄ“lōtÄ“s, “emulator, zealous admirer, follower"), from ζῆλος (zÄ“los, “zeal, jealousy"), from ζηλόω (zÄ“loō, “to emulate, to be jealous").
Middle English zelote from Latin zēlōtēs from Greek from zēlos zeal
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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