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Arian

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adjective Ar·i·an \ˈa-rē-ən, ˈer-ə-\

Definition of Arian

  1. :  of or relating to Arius or his doctrines especially that the Son is not of the same substance as the Father but was created as an agent for creating the world

Ar·i·an·ismplay \-ə-ˌni-zəm\ noun


14th Century

First Known Use of arian

14th century

Other Christian Religious Terms

Rhymes with arian


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Arian

noun Ar·i·an

Definition of Arian

  1. :  a supporter of Arian doctrines



14th Century

First Known Use of arian

14th century

Rhymes with arian


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Arian

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noun Ar·i·an \ˈer-ē-ən, ˈa-rē-\

Definition of Arian

  1. :  aries 1b



1917

First Known Use of arian

1917

Other Christian Religious Terms


-arian

noun suffix -ar·i·an

Definition of -arian

  1. 1 :  believer <necessitarian> :  advocate <latitudinarian>

  2. 2 :  producer <disciplinarian>



Origin of -arian

Latin -arius -ary


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