What does abelian or abelite or abelonian mean?
The definition of abelian and abelite and abelonian
A*bel”i*an, A”bel*ite, A`bel*o”ni*an, n. (Eccl. Hist.)
One of a sect in Africa (4th century), mentioned by St. Augustine, who states that they married, but lived in continence, after the manner, as they pretended, of Abel.