Ebionite

Definitions of Ebionite
  1. noun
    a member of a group of Jews who (during the early history of the Christian Church) accepted Jesus as the Messiah; they accepted the Gospel According to Matthew but rejected the Epistles of St. Paul and continued to follow Jewish law and celebrate Jewish holidays; they were later declared heretic by the Church of Rome
    synonyms: Nazarene
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    type of:
    religious person
    a person who manifests devotion to a deity
  2. adjective
    of or relating to the Ebionites or their religion
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