- Druid ► NOUN ▪ a priest, magician, or soothsayer in the ancient Celtic religion.DERIVATIVES Druidic adjective Druidical adjective Druidism noun.ORIGIN Gaulish (the language of the ancient Gauls); related to Irish draoidh 'magician, sorcerer' .
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Druidism — • Probably the best substantiated derivation of the word is from the root vid, to know , and the intensive prefix dru. According to this etymology, the druids would be the very wise and learned ones Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006.… … Catholic encyclopedia
druidism — druidísm s. n. (sil. dru i ) Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic DRUIDÍSM s.n. Religia druizilor. [pron. dru i . / < fr. druidisme]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 25.02.2005. Sursa: DN DRUIDÍSM s. n. religia druizilor, care … Dicționar Român
Druidism — Dru id*ism, n. The system of religion, philosophy, and instruction, received and taught by the Druids; the rites and ceremonies of the Druids. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
druidism — [dro͞o′idiz΄əm] n. the religious and philosophic beliefs of the druids … English World dictionary
druidism — noun Usage: often capitalized Date: 1715 the system of religion, philosophy, and instruction of the druids … New Collegiate Dictionary
druidism — /drooh i diz euhm/, n. the religion or rites of the Druids. [1705 15; DRUID + ISM] * * * … Universalium
druidism — noun The religion, philosophical beliefs, and attendant ritual practices of the druids … Wiktionary
druidism — n. religion of the ancient Celts before the advent of Christianity (in Britain and Ireland) … English contemporary dictionary
druidism — dru·id·ism … English syllables
druidism — /ˈdruədɪzəm/ (say droohuhdizuhm) noun (sometimes upper case) the religion or rites of the Druids. Also, druidry … Australian English dictionary