Athanasian

adjective
Ath·​a·​na·​sian | \ ˌa-thə-ˈnā-zhən How to pronounce Athanasian (audio) , -shən \

Definition of Athanasian

: of or relating to Athanasius or his advocacy of the homoousian doctrine against Arianism

First Known Use of Athanasian

1586, in the meaning defined above

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“Athanasian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Athanasian. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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