Mormon vs Castellite - What's the difference?

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Mormon is a related term of castellite.


As an adjective mormon

is mormon.

As a noun castellite is

a clear yellow form of the crystalline mineral titanite or sphene, occurring in very small, thin, tubular crystals.

mormon

English

(wikipedia Mormon)

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • The ancient American prophet of Mormon theology who compiled the Book of Mormon.
  • Derived terms

    * Mormonism

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (originally, derogatory) A person who views as a prophet, and considers the Book of Mormon and the Pearl of Great Price to be holy.
  • *
  • That year, 1871, had marked a change which had been gradually coming in the lives of the peace-loving Mormons of the border.

    Coordinate terms

    *

    Synonyms

    * Latter-day Saint, LDS

    Derived terms

    * Jack Mormon * Molly Mormon ((Molly Mormon))

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Of, or pertaining to, the faith established by Joseph Smith, Jr.
  • Derived terms

    * Mormon cricket

    castellite

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A religious group in western North Carolina during the late 19th century. Mormon missionaries encountered them and found that they were enemies, not converts.
  • * 1913 , Horace Kephart, Our Southern Highlanders
  • Of late years Mormon missionaries from Utah have reaped a rich harvest in this region, and in parts of counties a peculiar sect, known as Castellites', has arisen whose exercises seem to be of a highly emotional character, as it is a common remark that every one who joins the ' Castellites goes crazy.
  • A resident of .
  • * 2001 , Richard Zelade, Hill Country
  • Life here was not easy. For the first couple of years, Castellites depended heavily on supplies and support from the people of Fredericksburg, who had problems enough of their own. A round trip to Fredericksburg—about 50 miles—took 4 days.

    References

    * Our Southern Highlanders Kephart, Horace. (1913) in Chapter XII: Home Folks And Neighbor People, p. 270. Accessed online August 6, 2007. * Mountaineer As Religious excerpt from the Kephart book hosted at West North Carolina Heritage site. Accessed online August 6, 2007. * Lyman Wight's Mormon Colony in Texas excerpt from "Mormon Trails" chapter in Hill Country travel guide by Richard Zelade (2001). Accessed online August 6, 2007. English proper nouns