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Term: Pagan

1.  As a noun, a person who practices Paganism; as an adjective, something to do with Paganism.
2.  From the Latin Paganus, “those of the earth.” Originally it was a derogatory term used to described people of the land and their simplicity. Later, it focused on their choice of Pre-Christian deities. Today, many Witches and Wiccans consider themselves to be Pagans or Neo-Pagans.
SOURCE:  Modern Magick, by Donald Michael Kraig
See also:  Pagans