Definition of Priscillian in English:

Priscillian

noun

  • = Priscillianist.

noun

  • A Montanist; = Priscillianist.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Joshua Sylvester (d. 1618), poet and translator. From post-classical Latin Priscillianus of or relating to Priscillian, use as adjective of Priscillianus, the name of Priscillian<br>early 17th century. From the name of Priscilla + -ian, after Byzantine Greek Πρισκιλλιανός. Compare French Priscillian.

Pronunciation

Priscillian

/prɪˈsɪlɪən/