Adamite

[ ad-uh-mahyt ]
/ ˈæd əˌmaɪt /

noun

a descendant of Adam; human being.
a nudist.

Origin of Adamite

First recorded in 1620–30; Adam + -ite1

Related forms

Ad·am·it·ic [ad-uh-mit-ik] /ˌæd əˈmɪt ɪk/, Ad·am·it·i·cal, adjective
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Adamite

/ (ˈædəˌmaɪt) /

noun

a human being
a nudist, esp a member of an early Christian sect who sought to imitate Adam

Derived Forms

Adamitic (ˌædəˈmɪtɪk), adjective
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