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prŏsēlytus , a, um, = προσήλυτος,
I.come from abroad, foreign, strange (late Lat.): “numeravit Salomon omnes viros proselytos,Vulg. 2 Par. 2, 17.—Hence, as subst.,
1. prŏsēlytus , i, m.
I. A sojourner, a stranger in the land: “proselyti et advenae,Vulg. Tob. 1, 7; id. Ezech. 14, 7.—
II. Esp., one that has come over from heathenism to the Jewish religion, a proselyte (postclass.), Tert. adv. Marc. 3, 21; Hier. Ep. 64, n. 8; Vulg. Matt. 23, 15; Inscr. Fabr. p. 465, n. 101.—
2. prŏsēlyta , ae, f., a female proselyte, converted woman, Inscr. Orell. 25, 22.
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