Latin definition for: zelotes, zelotae


  • declension: undeclined


  1. one who is jealous
  2. who loves with jealously (God)
  3. who loves with zeal (Ecc)
  • Age: Latin not in use in Classical times (6-10th centuries) Christian
  • Area: Ecclesiastic, Biblical, Religious
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: 2 or 3 citations
  • Source: Lewis & Short, “A Latin Dictionary”, 1879 (Lewis & Short)

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