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JAC'OBITE, noun [from Jacobus, James.] A partizan or adherent of James II, king of England, after he abdicated the throne, and of his descendants; of course, an opposer of the revolution in 1688, in favor of William and Mary.

1. One of a sect of christians in Syria and Mesopotamia, who hold that Jesus Christ had but one nature.

JAC'OBITE, adjective Pertaining to the partizans of James II.