Biblicist

[ bib-luh-sist ]
/ ˈbɪb lə sɪst /

noun

a person who interprets the Bible literally.
a Biblical scholar.

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Origin of Biblicist

1830–40; <Medieval Latin biblic(us) (see Biblical) + -ist

OTHER WORDS FROM Biblicist

Bib·li·cis·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Biblicist

Biblicist

Biblist

/ (ˈbɪblɪsɪst) /

noun

a biblical scholar
a person who takes the Bible literally
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