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variants or less commonly Anomoian
plural -s
: a member of an extreme division of Arians of the 4th century a.d. who declared that since the son of God is a created being he is unlike God in essence

called also eunomian


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: of, relating to, or belonging to the Anomoeans

Word History



Late Greek Anomoios (from Greek anomoios, adjective, unlike, from an- + homoios similar, from homos same) + English -an

First Known Use


1676, in the meaning defined above


1683, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Anomoean was in 1676

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“Anomoean.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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