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Latter-day Saint

noun
  1. a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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Origin of Latter-day Saint

An Americanism dating back to 1825–35
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Mormons

British Dictionary definitions for latter-day saints

Latter-day Saint

noun
  1. a more formal name for a Mormon
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latter-day saints in Culture

Latter-Day Saints

See Mormons.

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Note

The Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is a denomination that separated from the Mormons in the nineteenth century; it rejects the use of the name Mormon.
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