Definition of Palamite in English:

Palamite

noun

Church History
  • Hesychast.

adjective

Church History
  • Of or relating to the Palamites or their doctrines.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From the name of St Gregory Palamas, an intellectual leader of the Hesychasts + -ite.

Pronunciation

Palamite

/ˈpaləmʌɪt/