zealot
noun Etymology: Late Latin zelotes, from Greek zēlōtēs, from zēlos Date: 1537 1. capitalized a member of a fanatical sect arising in Judea during the first century A.D. and militantly opposing the Roman domination of Palestine 2. a zealous person; especially a fanatical partisan <
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