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Noun: zealot  ze-lut
  1. A fervent and even militant proponent of something
    - partisan, drumbeater
Noun: Zealot
  1. A member of an ancient Jewish sect in Judea in the first century who fought to the death against the Romans and who killed or persecuted Jews who collaborated with the Romans

Derived forms: zealots, Zealots

Type of: advocate, advocator, exponent, Hebrew, Israelite, Jew, proponent

Encyclopedia: Zealot