Meaning of JESUIT in English


[] n [NL Jesuita, fr. LL Jesus] (1559) 1: a member of the Roman Catholic Society of Jesus founded by St. Ignatius Loyola in 1534 and devoted to missionary and educational work

2: one given to intrigue or equivocation -- or adj, often cap -- adv, often cap -- or n, often cap

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