a member of a Gnostic sect that exalted Cain and regarded the God of the Old Testament as responsible for evil.

Origin of Cainite

< Medieval Latin Cainīta (see cain, -ite1; compare Late Latin Caiānus with same sense) Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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