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homoiousian

noun ho·moi·ou·si·an \hō-ˌmi-ˈü-zē-ən, hä-, -ˈü-sē-\

Definition of HOMOIOUSIAN

:  an adherent of an ecclesiastical party of the fourth century holding that the Son is essentially like the Father but not of the same substance
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Origin of HOMOIOUSIAN

Late Greek homoiousios of like substance, from Greek homoi- homeo- + ousia essence, substance, from ont-, ōn, present participle of einai to be — more at is
First Known Use: 1732

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