mormon (plural mormons)

  1. Any of various dark-coloured Asian species of papilionid butterflies of the genus Papilio.

  • (RP) IPA: /ˈmɔːmən/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈmɔɹmən/
Proper noun
  1. The supposed ancient American prophet of Mormon theology whom Mormons believe compiled the Book of Mormon.
  • French: Mormon
  • German: Mormon
  • Italian: Mormon
  • Portuguese: Mórmon
  • Russian: Мормо́н
  • Spanish: Mormón

mormon (plural mormons)

  1. (originally, derogatory, sometimes, proscribed) A person who believes in the Mormon religion, which worships Elohim, views Joseph Smith as his prophet and has the Bible and the Book of Mormon as its main scriptures.
    • 1912 January, Zane Grey, chapter 1, in Riders of the Purple Sage: A Novel, New York, N.Y.; London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, OCLC 6868219 ↗:
      That year, 1871, had marked a change which had been gradually coming in the lives of the peace-loving Mormons of the border.
    Synonyms: Latter-day Saint, LDS
Translations Adjective

mormon (not comparable)

  1. (sometimes proscribed) Of, or pertaining to, the faith established by Joseph Smith, Jr.
  • French: mormon
  • German: mormonisch
  • Portuguese: mórmon
  • Russian: мормо́нский
  • Spanish: mormón

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