a descendant of ; human being.
a nudist.
Historical Examples

No food or lodging shall be afforded to a Quaker, Adamite, or other heretic.
The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 3 Various

His first epic poem, Adamite, deals with a strange, well-known episode in Bohemian history.
A History of Bohemian Literature Count Ltzow

He became an Adamite, preached up the nakedness of Adam in his days of innocence.
La Sorcire: The Witch of the Middle Ages Jules Michelet

No food and lodgings shall be allowed a Quaker, Adamite, or other heretic.
Diary in America, Series One Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)

When she sees her Salibrand so unmodiously accoutred, she will jeer him out of his periwig, and render him an Adamite cap-a-pie.
A Select Collection of Old English Plays Robert Dodsley

No food or lodging shall be offered to a Quaker, Adamite, or other heretic.
The Olden Time Series, Vol. 3: New-England Sunday Henry M. Brooks

a human being
a nudist, esp a member of an early Christian sect who sought to imitate Adam

“human being, descendant of Adam” the Biblical first man, 1630s, from Adam + -ite (1). Used from 1620s of sects or groups that practice nudism, in reference to the state of Adam before the Fall.


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