Hinayanist

[ hee-nuh-yah-nist ]
/ ˌhi nəˈyɑ nɪst /

noun

a Buddhist of the Hinayana school.

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Also called Theravadin.

Origin of Hinayanist

First recorded in 1905–10; Hinayan(a) + -ist

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