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.
succession + -ist (Wiktionary)