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noun (pl=heathen, pl2=heathens)
  1. A person who does not follow an w:Abrahamic religion, Abrahamic religion, a pagan. (derogatory)
  2. by extension, an uncultured or uncivilized person.
    1. self-designation of some adherents of neo-paganism.
adjective 
  1. not adhering to an w:Abrahamic religion, Abrahamic religion, pagan, adhering to polytheistic beliefs, especially when uncultured or uncivilized. (derogatory)
  2. by extension, uncultured, uncivilized, savage.
  3. pertaining to Germanic currents of neo-paganism known as Heathenry.
Etymology: From hííen.


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