Usage note
This word must begin with a capital letter in the sense shown in 2).
1. (fanatic) 
The true zealots were prepared to take up arms for their cause.Los verdaderos fanáticos estaban dispuestos a tomar las armas por la causa.
Unfortunately, the party has been taken over by ideological zealots.Desafortunadamente, el partido ha sido tomado por fanáticos ideológicos.
2. (history) 
The Romans were fighting several Jewish rebel groups, not least the Zealots.Los romanos luchaban contra varios grupos de rebeldes judíos, sobre todo, los zelotas.
Jesus chose Simon the Zealot as one of his apostles.Jesús eligió a Simón el Zelote como uno de sus apóstoles.
1. (general) 
a. el fanático(a) (M)la fanático(a) (F) 
zealot [ˈzelət]
fanáticoafanática (m) (f);a fanática
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