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Arian

adjective Ar·i·an \ ˈa-rē-ən , ˈer-ə- \

Definition of Arian

: 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

Arianism

play \-ə-ˌni-zəm\ noun

First Known Use of arian

14th century

Other Christian Religious Terms


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Arian

noun

Definition of Arian

: a supporter of Arian doctrines

First Known Use of arian

14th century


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Arian

noun Ar·i·an \ ˈer-ē-ən , ˈa-rē- \

Definition of Arian

: aries 1b

First Known Use of arian

1917

Other Christian Religious Terms


-arian

noun suffix -ar·i·an

Definition of -arian

1 : believer
  • necessitarian
: advocate
  • latitudinarian
2 : producer
  • disciplinarian

Origin and Etymology of -arian

Latin -arius -ary


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