ritualist

[rich-oo-uh-list]
noun
  1. a student of or authority on ritual practices or religious rites.
  2. a person who practices or advocates observance of ritual, as in religious services.
  3. (initial capital letter) Anglican Church.
    1. a person who supports High Church principles.
    2. a supporter of the Oxford movement.

Origin of ritualist

First recorded in 1650–60; ritual + -ist
Related formsan·ti·rit·u·al·ist, noun, adjective
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