Definition of Scotist in English:

Scotist

noun

  • A follower or disciple of John Duns Scotus; an adherent of his doctrines or philosophy.

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of Scotism or the Scotists.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in William Tyndale (c1494–1536), translator of the Bible and religious reformer. From post-classical Latin Scotista from the name of John Duns Scotus, Scottish-born Franciscan friar, theologian, and scholastic philosopher + classical Latin -ista.

Pronunciation

Scotist

/ˈskəʊtɪst/