Definition of Ockhamite in English:

Ockhamite

(also Occamite)

noun

  • = Ockhamist.

adjective

  • Of or relating to William of Ockham, the Ockhamites, or their beliefs.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Mercurius Zeteticus. From the name of William of Ockham + -ite.

Pronunciation

Ockhamite

/ˈɒkəmʌɪt/