Agapemone

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Agapemone (Gr., 'love abode'), a community of religious visionaries with unedifying ideas about the sexual relations, founded in 1859 at Charlinch, near Bridgwater, by one H. J. Prince, formerly an Anglican clergyman
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. agapē, love.

Usage

In literature:

Rimbault (Edward F) on Agapemone of the sixteenth century, 50.
"Notes & Queries, Volume 2, May-December, 1850, Index" by Various
You may have heard the word Agapemone.
"Gryll Grange" by Thomas Love Peacock
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