Christ
/kruyst/, n.
1. Jesus of Nazareth, held by Christians to be the fulfillment of prophecies in the Old Testament regarding the eventual coming of a Messiah.
2. the Messiah prophesied in the Old Testament (used chiefly in versions of the New Testament).
3. someone regarded as similar to Jesus of Nazareth.
[learned respelling of ME, OE Crist < L Christus < Gk christos anointed, trans. of Heb mashiah anointed, Messiah]

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(as used in expressions)
Christ Church of
Church of Christ Scientist
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

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Universalium. 2010.

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