zealot
1. [ noun ] (Judaism) a member of an ancient Jewish sect in Judea in the first century who fought to the death against the Romans and who killed or persecuted Jews who collaborated with the Romans
Related terms: Jew
2. [ noun ] a fervent and even militant proponent of something
Synonyms: drumbeater partisan
Related terms: advocate dogmatist bigot
Similar spelling:   zeolite
  Zelda