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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of an ancient religious sect, so called from Cerinthus, a Jew, who attempted to unite the doctrines of Christ with the opinions of the Jews and Gnostics.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of a sect of early heretics, followers of Cerinthus, a Jew believed to have been born before the crucifixion, and one of the first heresiarchs in the church.

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