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Wilburite

[wil-buh-rahyt]
noun
  1. a member of a conservative body of Quakers formed in 1845 in protest against the evangelicalism of the Gurneyites.
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Origin of Wilburite

1860–65, Americanism; after John Wilbur (1774–1856), American Quaker preacher; see -ite1
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