sectator

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From Latin sectātor, from sectārī, frequentative of sequī ‎(to follow).

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sectator ‎(plural sectators)

  1. (now rare) A follower, a disciple; someone who follows a particular school; partisan.
    • 1662, Thomas Salusbury, Galileo's Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, II:
      But that the Earth, Water, Air, are of a nature equally constituted immoveable about the centre, is it not the opinion of your self, Aristotle, Ptolomy, and all their sectators?

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