What does the word proselyte mean?

Usage examples for proselyte

  1. Know, young proselyte to the true faith, that I am he of whom thou readest in the scroll of the Apostle. – The Last Days of Pompeii by Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
  2. Linnaeus said that another such experiment would be sufficient to make a proselyte of him. – Wild Flowers Worth Knowing by Neltje Blanchan et al
  3. Be sure, at least, that whatsoever it may be, you will not wipe it out by trying to make a proselyte of me! – Hypatia or, New Foes with an Old Face by Charles Kingsley