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sec·ta·ry

 (sĕk′tə-rē)
n. pl. sec·ta·ries
1. A sectarian.
2. A dissenter from an established church, especially a Protestant nonconformist.

[Medieval Latin sectārius, from Latin secta, sect; see sect.]
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sectary

(ˈsɛktərɪ)
n, pl -taries
1. (Alternative Belief Systems) a member of a sect, esp a person who belongs to a religious sect that is regarded as heretical or schismatic
2. (Alternative Belief Systems) a person excessively devoted to a particular sect
3. (Christian Churches, other) a member of a Nonconformist denomination, esp one that is small
[C16: from Medieval Latin sectārius, from Latin secta sect]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sectary - a member of a sect; "most sectarians are intolerant of the views of any other sect"
bigot - a prejudiced person who is intolerant of any opinions differing from his own
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sectary

noun
1. One zealously devoted to a religion:
2. A person who dissents from the doctrine of an established church:
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