neophyte definition

  • noun:
    • a recently available convert to a belief; a proselyte.
    • a newbie or beginner: a neophyte at politics.
    • Roman Catholic Church A newly ordained priest.
    • A novice of a religious order or congregation.
    • a novice.
    • a newcomer (current convert), a brand new convert or proselyte, a monk.
    • A name provided by the first Christians, whilst still being provided by the Roman Catholics, to those individuals who have recently embraced the Christian trust, and already been accepted to baptism, especially those converts from heathenism or Judaism.
    • A plant types recently introduced to a location (in comparison to archaeophyte, a long-established introduced species).
    • A unique convert or proselyte; -- a name distributed by early Christians, but still provided by the Roman Catholics, to such as for instance have actually recently welcomed the Christian belief, and already been admitted to baptism, esp. to converts from heathenism or Judaism.
    • A novice; a tyro; a beginner in anything.
    • An innovative new convert; one newly initiated.
    • inside Roman Catholic Church, a converted heathen, heretic, etc.
    • periodically when you look at the Roman Catholic Church, a newcomer.
    • A tiro; a newbie in mastering.
    • Synonyms Proselyte, Apostate, etc. See convert.
    • a unique convert being trained the concepts of Christianity by a catechist
    • any brand-new participant in some activity
    • a plant which found in a location where it was not taped previously
  • others:
    • recently joined on some state; obtaining the character of a novice.

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