Examples from the Web for cabbalist
This society of Cabbalist, had various methods of secret writing.Mysticism and its Results
Cabbalist′ic, -al, relating to the cabbala: having a hidden meaning.
- a variant spelling of kabbalah
Word Origin and History for cabbalist
1520s, from Medieval Latin cabbala, from Mishnaic Hebrew qabbalah "reception, received lore, tradition," especially "tradition of mystical interpretation of the Old Testament," from qibbel "to receive, admit, accept." Cf. Arabic qabala "he received, accepted."