Novatian

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From Latin Novatius (plausibly via French Novatien).

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Novatian

  1. A Roman priest, who became an antipope against St. Cornelius in 251 AD, and schismatic heresiarch as founder of a Christian sect known as Novatianism

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Novatian (plural Novatians)

  1. A follower of Novatianism.

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AdjectiveEdit

Novatian (comparative more Novatian, superlative most Novatian)

  1. relating to the heresiarch Novatian (see above) and/or his schismatic sect, Novatianism

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