Definition of Qumranite in English:

Qumranite

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or designating the religious community at Qumran, or to the scrolls that they preserved.

noun

  • A member of the religious community at Qumran.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Journal of Biblical Literature. From the name of Qumran + -ite.

Pronunciation

Qumranite

/kʊmˈrɑːnʌɪt/