simoniac

[ si-moh-nee-ak ]
/ sɪˈmoʊ niˌæk /

noun

a person who practices simony.

Origin of simoniac

1300–50; Middle English < Medieval Latin simoniacus (noun and adj.). See simony, -ac

OTHER WORDS FROM simoniac

si·mo·ni·a·cal [sahy-muh-nahy-uh-kuh l, sim-uh-] /ˌsaɪ məˈnaɪ ə kəl, ˌsɪm ə-/, adjectivesi·mo·ni·a·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for simoniacal

simoniac
/ (sɪˈməʊnɪˌæk) /

noun

a person who is guilty of practising simony

Derived forms of simoniac

simoniacal (ˌsaɪməˈnaɪəkəl), adjectivesimoniacally, adverb
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