Zealant

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Zealant One who is zealous; a zealot; an enthusiast. "To certain zealants , all speech of pacification is odious.""To certain zealants , all speech of pacification is odious."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n zealant See zelant.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Zealant (Bacon) a zealot or enthusiast
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. zele—L. zelus—Gr. zēlos, zeein, to boil. Cf. Yeast.