Arian

adjective
Ar·​i·​an | \ ˈa-rē-ən How to pronounce Arian (audio) , ˈer-ē- \

Definition of Arian

 (Entry 1 of 4)

: 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

Arian

noun (1)

Definition of Arian (Entry 2 of 4)

: a supporter of Arian doctrines

Arian

noun (2)
Ar·​i·​an | \ ˈer-ē-ən, ˈa-rē- How to pronounce Arian (audio) \

Definition of Arian (Entry 3 of 4)

-arian

noun suffix
-ar·​i·​an

Definition of -arian (Entry 4 of 4)

1 : believer necessitarian : advocate latitudinarian
2 : producer disciplinarian

Other Words from Arian

Adjective

Arianism \ ˈa-​rē-​ə-​ˌni-​zəm How to pronounce -arian (audio) , ˈer-​ē-​ \ noun

First Known Use of Arian

Adjective

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Noun (1)

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1917, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Arian

Noun suffix

Latin -arius -ary

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“Arian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Arian. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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