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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 zeal·ot /ˈzɛlət/
 熱心者,狂熱者,猶太教的狂熱信徒

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Zeal·ot n.  One who is zealous; one who engages warmly in any cause, and pursues his object with earnestness and ardor; especially, one who is overzealous, or carried away by his zeal; one absorbed in devotion to anything; an enthusiast; a fanatical partisan.
    Zealots for the one [tradition] were in hostile array against zealots for the other.   --Sir J. Stephen.
    In Ayrshire, Clydesdale, Nithisdale, Annandale, every parish was visited by these turbulent zealots.   --Macaulay.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 Zealot
      n 1: 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
      2: a fervent and even militant proponent of something [syn: partisan,
          drumbeater]