Mormon : Definition

Mormon

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Pronunciation : Mor"mon
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [NL., fr. Gr. (Zoöl.) (a) A genus of sea birds, having a large, thick bill; the puffin. (b) The mandrill.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Mor"mon
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : Defn: One of a sect in the United States, followers of Joseph Smith, who professed to have found an addition to the Bible, engraved on golden plates, called the Book of Mormon, first published in 1830. The Mormons believe in polygamy, and their hierarchy of apostles, etc., has control of civil and religious matters.

Note: The Mormons call their religious organization The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Its head claims to receive revelations of God's will, and to have certain supernatural powers.

(Eccl.)
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Mor"mon
Part of Speech : a.
Definition : Defn: Of or pertaining to the Mormons; as, the Mormon religion; Mormon practices.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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