Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who insists on the importance of a regular succession of events, offices, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A person who insists on the importance of a regular succession of events, offices, etc.; especially (Eccl.), one who insists that apostolic succession alone is valid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who insists on the validity and necessity of a given succession of persons or events; especially, one who adheres to the doctrine of apostolic succession.

Etymologies

succession +‎ -ist (Wiktionary)

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