Definition of animist noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈænɪmɪst//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈænɪmɪst//
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  1. 1a person who believes that plants, objects and natural things such as the weather have a living soul
  2. 2a person who believes in a power that organizes and controls the universe